David Card
Research Fellow

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Card David Card is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and Faculty Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research. He recieved his B.A. in 1978 at Queen's University (Kingston) and his Ph.D. at Princeton University in 1983. From 1988-92 he was Associate Editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and from 1993-97 he was Co-editor of Econometrica.

David Card joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999. In November 2006 he was awarded the IZA Prize in Labor Economics jointly with Alan Krueger.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9850  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline
Firms and Labor Market Inequality: Evidence and Some Theory
(forthcoming in: Journal of Labor Economics)
9236  David Card
Jochen Kluve
Andrea Weber
What Works? A Meta Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations
(revised version forthcoming in: Journal of the European Economic Association)
8757  David Card
David S. Lee
Zhuan Pei
Andrea Weber
Inference on Causal Effects in a Generalized Regression Kink Design
(revised version published in: Econometrica, 2015, 83(6), 2453–2483)
7592  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Patrick Kline
Bargaining and the Gender Wage Gap: A Direct Assessment
(published as 'Bargaining, sorting, and the gender wage gap: Quantifying the impact of firms on the relative pay of women' in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016, 131 (2), 633-686 [Online First])
7200  David Card
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline
Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of West German Wage Inequality
6086  David Card
Francesco Devicienti
Agata Maida
Rent-Sharing, Hold-up, and Wages: Evidence from Matched Panel Data
(published in The Review of Economic Studies, 2014, 81(1).)
6085  David Card
Pablo Ibarrarán
Juan Miguel Villa
Building in an Evaluation Component for Active Labor Market Programs: A Practitioner's Guide
5915  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Can Compulsory Military Service Raise Civilian Wages? Evidence from the Peacetime Draft in Portugal
(published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4 (4), 57-93)
4869  David Card
Gordon B. Dahl
Family Violence and Football: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Violent Behavior
(published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2011, 126 (1), 103-143)
4002  David Card
Jochen Kluve
Andrea Weber
Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations: A Meta-Analysis
(published in: The Economic Journal, 2010, 120, F452-F477)
2939  David Card
Michael R. Ransom
Pension Plan Characteristics and Framing Effects in Employee Savings Behavior
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93 (1), 228 - 243)
2590  David Card
Raj Chetty
Andrea Weber
The Spike at Benefit Exhaustion: Leaving the Unemployment System or Starting a New Job?
(published in: American Economic Review, 2007, 97 (2), 113-118)
1421  David Card
Sara de la Rica
The Effect of Firm-Level Contracts on the Structure of Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
(published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2006, 59 (4), 573-592)
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David Card
Is the New Immigration Really So Bad?
(published in: Economic Journal, 2005, 115 (507), F300-F323)
402  Orley Ashenfelter
David Card
Did the Elimination of Mandatory Retirement Affect Faculty Retirement Flows?
(published in: American Economic Review, 2002, 92 (4), 957-980)
172  David Card
Reforming the Financial Incentives of the Welfare System