Selected Bibliography for Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics

Home page of Steven J. Davis


Published Works  

"Why Has US Policy Uncertainty Risen since 1960?" Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Steven J. Davis and Jonathan Rodden; American Economic Review, 2014, 104(5), pp. 56-60.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.104.5.56

"The Establishment-Level Behavior of Vacancies and Hiring*." Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John C. Haltiwanger; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128(2), pp. 581-622.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qje/qjt002

"Electricity Unit Value Prices and Purchase Quantities: U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-2000." Steven J. Davis, Cheryl Grim, John Haltiwanger and Mary Streitwieser; Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95(4), pp. 1150-65.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00309

"The Reversal of the Employment-Population Ratio in the 2000s: Facts and Explanations: Comment." Steven J. Davis; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2012, (Fall), pp. 251-54.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/eca.2012.0021

"Recruiting Intensity During and after the Great Recession: National and Industry Evidence." Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John C. Haltiwanger; American Economic Review, 2012, 102(3), pp. 584-88.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.102.3.584

"Labor Market Flows in the Cross Section and over Time." Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger; Journal of Monetary Economics, 2012, 59(1), pp. 1-18.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2011.10.001

"Recessions and the Costs of Job Loss." Steven J. Davis and T. Von Wachter; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, pp. 1-61.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/eca.2011.0016

"Labor Market Flows in the Cross Section and over Time." Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger; Journal of Monetary Economics, 2012, 59(1), pp. 1-18. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2011.10.001

"Comments and Discussion of 'Job Search, Emotional Well-Being, and Job Finding in a Period of Mass Unemployment: Evidence from High-Frequency Longitudinal Data'." Steven J. Davis and Aysegül Sahin; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, pp. 1-81. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/eca.2011.0007

"Business Volatility, Job Destruction, and Unemployment." Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman, John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin and Javier Miranda; American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2(2), pp. 259-87.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/mac.2.2.259

"Comment on 'Do Tax Cuts Starve the Beast? The Effect of Tax Changes on Government Spending'." Steven J. Davis; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2009, (1), pp. 201-05.
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/brookings_papers_on_economic_activity/v2009/2009.1.romer_sub01.html

"War in Iraq Versus Containment," Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel, in G. D. Hess: Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2009, pp. 203-70

"Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels." Steven J. Davis and James A. Kahn; Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22(4), pp. 155-80.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/089533008786554739

"The Decline of Job Loss and Why It Matters." Steven J. Davis; The American Economic Review, 2008, 98(2), pp. 263-67.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/29730031

"Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded Versus Privately Held Firms." Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin and Javier Miranda; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2006, 21(1), pp. 107-56.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/25554954

"The Flow Approach to Labor Markets: New Data Sources and Micro-Macro Links." Steven J. Davis, Jason R. Faberman and John Haltiwanger; Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20(3), pp. 1.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/30033664

"Borrowing Costs and the Demand for Equity over the Life Cycle." Steven J. Davis, Felix Kubler and Paul Willen; The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88(2), pp. 348.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/rest.88.2.348

"Comment on 'Job Loss, Job Finding, and Unemployment in the U.S. Economy over the Past Fifty Years'." Steven J. Davis; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2005, 20(1), pp. 139-57.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3585416

"Wage-Setting Institutions as Industrial Policy." Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; Labour Economics, 2005, 12, pp. 345.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=17061375 

"Entry, Pricing, and Product Design in an Initially Monopolized Market." Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel; Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112(1), pp. S188-225.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/380084

"Comments on the Welfare Consequences of the Increase in Inequality in the United States." Steven J. Davis; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2003, 18, pp. 121-32.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3585249

"Income Shocks, Asset Returns, and Portfolio Choice," Steven J. Davis and Paul Willen, in O. S. Mitchell: Innovations in Retirement Financing. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002, pp. 20-49

"Sectoral Job Creation and Destruction Responses to Oil Price Changes." Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; Journal of Monetary Economics, 2001, 48(3), pp. 465-512.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3932(01)00086-1

"Reorganization: A Comment." Steven J. Davis; Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 2000, 52, pp. 23-31.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2231(00)00015-4

"A Competitive Perspective on Internet Explorer." Steven J. Davis and Kevin M. Murphy; American Economic Review, 2000, 90(2), pp. 184-87.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28200005%2990%3A2%3C184%3AACPOIE%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Q

"Explaining National Differences in the Size and Industry Distribution of Employment." Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; Small Business Economics, 1999, 12(1), pp. 59-83.
http://www.springerlink.com/link.asp?id=h545l254665j7tl0

"Gross Job Flows," Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger, in O. Ashenfelter and D. Card: Handbook of Labor Economics. Amsterdam; New York and Oxford: Elsevier Science North-Holland, 1999, pp. 2711-805
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1573-4463(99)30027-4

"On the Driving Forces Behind Cyclical Movements in Employment and Job Reallocation." Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; American Economic Review, 1999, 89(5), pp. 1234-58.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28199912%2989%3A5%3C1234%3AOTDFBC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-U

"Comment on in Search of Stolper-Samuelson Linkages between International Trade Theory and Lower Wages," Steven J. Davis, in S. Collins: Imports, Exports, and the American Worker. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1998, pp. 203-06

"Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows," Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger, in J. Haltiwanger, M. E. Manser and R. Topel: Labor Statistics Measurement Issues. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 77-119
http://www.nber.org/chapters/c8358.pdf

"Job Reallocation and the Business Cycle: New Facts for an Old Debate: Discussion," Steven J. Davis, in J. C. Fuhrer and S. Schuh: Beyond Shocks: What Causes Business Cycles? Boston: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1998, pp. 349-57
http://www.bos.frb.org/economic/conf/conf42/index.htm

"Sorting, Learning, and Mobility When Jobs Have Scarcity Value: A Comment." Steven J. Davis; Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1997, 46, pp. 327-37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2231(97)00013-4

"Industrial Policy, Employer Size, and Economic Performance in Sweden," Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson, in R. B. Freeman, R. Topel and B. Swedenborg: The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1997, pp. 353-97

Företagandets Villkor. Spelregler För Sysselsättning Och Tillväxt (Entrepreneurial and Business Conditions: Rules of the Game for Employment and Growth),; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; Stockholm: SNS Förlag, 1996

Job Creation and Destruction; Steven J. Davis, John C. Haltiwanger and Scott Schuh; Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 1996

"Small Business and Job Creation: Dissecting the Myth and Reassessing the Facts." Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger and Scott Schuh; Small Business Economics, 1996, 8(4), pp. 297-315.
http://www.springerlink.com/link.asp?id=w3271187211lm846

"Employer Size and the Wage Structure in U S Manufacturing." Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 1996, (41-42), pp. 323-67.

"Relative Wage Movements and the Distribution of Consumption." Orazio Attanasio and Steven J. Davis; Journal of Political Economy, 1996, 104(6), pp. 1227-62.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-3808%28199612%29104%3A6%3C1227%3ARWMATD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-6

"Small Business and Job Creation: Dissecting the Myth and Reassessing the Facts." Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger and Scott Schuh; Business Economics, 1994, 29(3), pp. 13-21.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=9407113492

"Borrowing Constraints and Two-Sided Altruism with an Application to Social Security." David Altig and Steven J. Davis; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 1993, 17(3), pp. 467-94.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0165-1889(93)90007-F

"International Trade and American Wages in the 1980s: Giant Sucking Sound or Small Hiccup?" Robert Z. Lawrence, Matthew J. Slaughter, Robert E. Hall, Steven J. Davis and Robert H. Topel; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. Microeconomics, 1993, 1993(2), pp. 161-226.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=1057-8641%281993%291993%3A2%3C161%3AITAAWI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-P

"Cross-Country Patterns of Change in Relative Wages." Steven J. Davis; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 1992, pp. 239-92.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3585009

"Gross Job Creation, Gross Job Destruction, and Employment Reallocation." Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1992, 107(3), pp. 819-63.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0033-5533%28199208%29107%3A3%3C819%3AGJCGJD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C

"The Timing of Intergenerational Transfers, Tax Policy, and Aggregate Savings." David Altig and Steven J. Davis; American Economic Review, 1992, 82(5), pp. 1199-220.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28199212%2982%3A5%3C1199%3ATTOITT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-G

"Gross Job Creation and Destruction: Microeconomic Evidence and Macroeconomic Implications." Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 1990, pp. 123-68.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3585138

"Fluctuations in the Pace of Labor Reallocation." Steven J. Davis; Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1987, 27, pp. 335.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-2231(87)90013-3

"Allocative Disturbances and Specific Capital in Real Business Cycle Theories." Steven J. Davis; American Economic Review, 1987, 77(2), pp. 326-32.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28198705%2977%3A2%3C326%3AADASCI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-F

Allocative Disturbances, Aggregate Disturbances, and Unemployment Rate Fluctuations; Steven Joseph Davis; Ph.D Dissertation, Brown University, 1986.

Working Papers  

Recruiting Intensity During and after the Great Recession: National and Industry Evidence; Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER  Working Paper Series No. 17782; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012. 
http://www.nber.org/papers/w17782

Labor Market Flows in the Cross Section and over TimeSteven J. Davis, Jason Faberman and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER Working Paper Series   No. 17294; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2011.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w17294

Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes; Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin, C. J. Krizan, Javier Miranda, Alfred Nucci and Kristin Sandusky; NBER Working Paper Series no 13226; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w13226

Economic Performance and Work Activity in Sweden after the Crisis of the Early 1990s; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; NBER working paper series ; no. w12768; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12768 

Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded Versus Privately Held Firms; Steven J. Davis, John C. Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin and Javier Miranda; NBER working paper series ; no. w12354; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12354 

The Flow Approach to Labor Markets: New Data Sources and Micro-Macro Links; Steven J. Davis, Jason Faberman and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER working paper series ; no. w12167; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12167 

War in Iraq Versus Containment; Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel; NBER working paper series ; no. w12092; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12092 

The Climate for Business Development and Employment Growth in Puerto Rico; Steven J. Davis and Luis Rivera-Batiz; NBER Working Papers Series no. 11679; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11679

Tax Effects on Work Activity, Industry Mix and Shadow Economy Size : Evidence from Rich-Country Comparisons; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; NBER working paper series no. 10509.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2004.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W10509

Borrowing Costs and the Demand for Equity over the Life Cycle; Steven J. Davis, Felix Kubler and Paul Willen; NBER working paper series no. 9331.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w9331

Economic Perspectives on Software Design: PC Operating Systems and Platforms; Steven J. Davis, Jack MacCrisken and Kevin M. Murphy; NBER working paper series no. 8411.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w8411

The Quality Distribution of Jobs and the Structure of Wages in Search Equilibrium; Steven J. Davis; NBER working paper series no. 8434; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8434

Entry, Pricing and Product Design in an Initially Monopolized Market; Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel; NBER working paper series no. 8547; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8547

On the Gains to International Trade in Risky Financial Assets; Steven J. Davis, Jeremy Nalewaik and Paul Willen; NBER working paper series no. 7796.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w7796

Occupation-Level Income Shocks and Asset Returns : Their Covariance and Implications for Portfolio Choice; Steven J. Davis and Paul Willen; NBER working paper series no. 7905.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7905

Wage-Setting Institutions as Industrial Policy; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; NBER working paper series no. 7502.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7502

Sectoral Job Creation and Destruction Reponses to Oil Price Changes; Steven J. Davis and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER working paper series no. 7095.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w7095

Explaining National Differences in the Size and Industry Distribution of Employment; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; NBER working paper series no. 6246.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/6246

Regional Labor Fluctuations : Oil Shocks, Military Spending, and Other Driving Forces; Steven J. Davis, Prakash Loungani and Ramamohan Mahidhara; International finance discussion papers no. 578;; Washington, D.C.: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1997.
http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/ifdp/1997/578/default.htm

On the Driving Forces Behind Cyclical Movement, in Employment and Job Reallocation; Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger; NBER Working Papers no.5775; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1996.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/5775

Industrial Policy, Employer Size, and Economic Performance in Sweden; Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson; NBER working paper series no. 5237.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5237

Employer Size and the Wage Structure in U.S. Manufacturing; Steven J. Davis and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER working paper series no. 5393.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5393

Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows; Steven J. Davis and John C. Haltiwanger; NBER working paper series no. 5133.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5133

Relative Wage Movements and the Distribution of Consumption; Orazio P. Attanasio and Steven J. Davis; NBER working paper series no. 4771.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1994.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/4771

Small Business and Job Creation : Dissecting the Myth and Reassessing the Facts; Steven J. Davis, John C. Haltiwanger and Scott Schuh; NBER working paper series no. 4492.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1993.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/4492

Cross-Country Patterns of Change in Relative Wages; Steven J. Davis; NBER working papers series no. 4085.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1992.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/4085

Published Versus Sample Statistics from the ASM: Implications for the LRD; John Haltiwanger, Steven J. Davis and Scott Schuh; Center for Economic Studies discussion paper; US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, 1991.
http://www.ces.census.gov/index.php/ces/cespapers?down_key=100146