Selected Bibliography for Robert Shimer

Alvin H. Baum Professor in Economics and the College

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Published Works

"Comment on 'Are the Long-Term Unemployed on the Margins of the Labor Market?'." Robert Shimer; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2014, (Spring), pp. 287-99.

"Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality." Veronica Guerrieri and Robert Shimer; American Economic Review, 2014, 104(7), pp. 1875-908.

"Job Search, Labor-Force Participation, and Wage Rigid," Robert Shimer, in D. Acemoglu, M. Arellano and E. Deke: Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Tenth World Congress. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp. 197-234

"Wage Rigidities and Jobless Recoveries." Robert Shimer; Journal of Monetary Economics, 2012, 59, Supplement(0), pp. S65-S77.

"Reassessing the Ins and Outs of Unemployment." Robert Shimer; Review of Economic Dynamics, 2012, 15(2), pp. 127-48.

"Search and Rest Unemployment." Fernando Alvarez and Robert Shimer; Econometrica, 2011, 79(1), pp. 75-122.

"Adverse Selection in Competitive Search Equilibrium." Veronica Guerrieri, Robert Shimer and Randall Wright; Econometrica, 2010, 78(6), pp. 1823-62.

"The Labor Market in the Great Recession/Comments and Discussion." Robert J. Shimer; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2010, (Spring), pp. 65-69.

"Stock-Flow Matching." Ehsan Ebrahimy and Robert Shimer; Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, 145(4), pp. 1325-53.

"Convergence in Macroeconomics: The Labor Wedge." Robert Shimer; American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2009, 1(1), pp. 280-97.

"The Probability of Finding a Job." Robert Shimer; American Economic Review, 2008, 98(2), pp. 268-73.

"Comment on 'the Timing of Labor Market Expansions: New Facts and a New Hypothesis'." Robert Shimer; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2008, 23, pp. 59-72.

"Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed." Robert Shimer and Ivan Werning; American Economic Review, 2008, 98(5), pp. 1922-42.

"Mismatch." Robert Shimer; The American Economic Review, 2007, 97(4), pp. 1074 - 101.

"On-the-Job Search and Strategic Bargaining." Robert Shimer; European Economic Review, 2006, 50(4), pp. 811-30.

"Search-Theoretic Models of the Labor Market: A Survey." Richard Rogerson, Robert Shimer and Randall Wright; Journal of Economic Literature, 2005, 43(4), pp. 959-88.

"The Assignment of Workers to Jobs in an Economy with Coordination Frictions." Robert Shimer; Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113(5), pp. 996-1025.

"Discussion of Robert E. Hall's REStat Lecture "Employment Efficiency and Sticky Wages: Evidence from Flows in the Labor Market"." Robert Shimer; Review of Economics & Statistics, 2005, 87(3), pp. 408.

"The Cyclicality of Hires, Separations, and Job-to-Job Transitions." Robert J. Shimer; Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, 2005, 87(4), pp. 493.

"The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies." Robert Shimer; American Economic Review, 2005, 95(1), pp. 25.

"Comment on 'the Business Cycle and the Life Cycle'." Robert Shimer; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2004, 19, pp. 478.

"The Consequences of Rigid Wages in Search Models." Robert Shimer; Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2( 2-3), pp. 469.

"Current Unemployment, Historically Contemplated: Comments and Discussion." Lawrence F Katz and Robert Shimer; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2002, (1), pp. 125.

"The Impact of Young Workers on the Aggregate Labor Market." Robert Shimer; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116(3), pp. 969-1007.

"Matching, Search, and Heterogeneity." Robert Shimer and Lones Smith; Advances in Macroeconomics, 2001, 1(1).

"Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor-Force Attachment," Katharine G. Abraham and Robert Shimer, in A. B. Krueger and R. M. Solow: The Roaring Nineties: Can Full Employment Be Sustained? New York: Russell Sage Foundation; New York: Century Foundation Press, 2001, pp. 367-420

"Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance." Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer; European Economic Review, 2000, 44(7), pp. 1195-224.

"Assortative Matching and Search." Robert Shimer and Lones Smith; Econometrica, 2000, 68(2), pp. 343-69.

"Wage and Technology Dispersion." Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer; Review of Economic Studies, 2000, 67(4), pp. 585-607.

"Holdups and Efficiency with Search Frictions." Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer; International Economic Review, 1999, 40(4), pp. 827-49.

"Why Is the U S Unemployment Rate So Much Lower?" Robert Shimer; NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 1999, 13, pp. 11-61.

"Efficient Unemployment Insurance." Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer; Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107(5), pp. 893-928.

Essays in Search Theory; Robert J. Shimer; Ph.D Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996.

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