Alan B. Krueger
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Krueger Alan Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He received a B.S. degree (with honors) from Cornell University's School of Industrial & Labor Relations in 1983, an A.M. in Economics from Harvard University in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1987.

He has published widely on the economics of education, terrorism, unemployment, labor demand, income distribution, social insurance, labor market regulation and environmental economics. Since 1987 he has held a joint appointment in the Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He is the founding Director of the Princeton University Survey Research Center. He is the author of What Makes A Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism and Education Matters: A Selection of Essays on Education, and co-author of Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage and Inequality in America: What Role for Human Capital Policies?

He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Russell Sage Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and the American Institutes for Research, as well as a member of the editorial board of Science (2001-09), editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives (1996-2002) and co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association (2003-05).

Professor Krueger served as Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers from November 2011 until August 2013. Previous government positions include Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (2009-10) and Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor (1994-95).

In November 2006 he was awarded the IZA Prize in Labor Economics jointly with David Card.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
8888  Austan D. Goolsbee
Alan B. Krueger
A Retrospective Look at Rescuing and Restructuring General Motors and Chrysler
8512  Alan B. Krueger
Alexandre Mas
Xiaotong Niu
The Evolution of Rotation Group Bias: Will the Real Unemployment Rate Please Stand Up?
7957  Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller
A Contribution to the Empirics of Reservation Wages
(published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2016, 8 (1), 142-179)
5533  Stacy Dale
Alan B. Krueger
Estimating the Return to College Selectivity over the Career Using Administrative Earning Data
5505  Morris M. Kleiner
Alan B. Krueger
Analyzing the Extent and Influence of Occupational Licensing on the Labor Market
5450  Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller
Job Search and Job Finding in a Period of Mass Unemployment: Evidence from High-Frequency Longitudinal Data
(published in: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, 42 (1), 1-81)
3775  Robert Hall
Alan B. Krueger
Wage Formation between Newly Hired Workers and Employers: Survey Evidence
(published as "Evidence on the Incidence of Wage Posting, Wage Bargaining, and On-the-Job Search" in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, 4(4), 56-67)
3675  Morris M. Kleiner
Alan B. Krueger
The Prevalence and Effects of Occupational Licensing
3667  Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller
Job Search and Unemployment Insurance: New Evidence from Time Use Data
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94 (3-4), 298-307)
3490  Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller
The Lot of the Unemployed: A Time Use Perspective
(published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10 (4), 765794)
2730  Alan B. Krueger
David A. Schkade
Sorting in the Labor Market: Do Gregarious Workers Flock to Interactive Jobs?
2724  Alan B. Krueger
David A. Schkade
The Reliability of Subjective Well-Being Measures
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92 (8-9), 1833-1845)
1324  Alan S. Blinder
Alan B. Krueger
What Does the Public Know about Economic Policy, and How Does It Know It?
(published in: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2004:1)
869  Alan B. Krueger
Alexandre Mas
Strikes, Scabs and Tread Separations: Labor Strife and the Production of Defective Bridgestone/Firestone Tires
(published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112 (2), 253-289)
663  Alan B. Krueger
Pei Zhu
Another Look at the New York City School Voucher Experiment
(published in: American Behavioral Scientist, 2004, 47 (5), 658-698)
 

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