the new technologies turn the page on U.S. productivity growth?, with
J. Cohen Economics Letters
175 (2019), 19–23
Productivity Growth, Secular Stagnation, and Technological Change,
with J. Cohen, International
Productivity Monitor 35 (2018), 113-137.
Economy: From Innovation to Policy, with J. Cohen, in Policy
Transformation in Canada: Is the Past Prologue? (edited
by Carolyn Hughes Tuohy, Sophie Borwein, Peter
John Loewen, and Andrew Potter), University of
Toronto Press, Toronto, 2018, 49–58.
Medium Is the Measure: Technical Change and Employment, 1909—1949,
with J. Cohen, The Review of Economics and Statistics
98 (2016), 792-810.
of Print: Uncertainty shocks, markets, and the economy with J. Cohen, International
Review of Economics and Finance 40 (2015), 8–28.
and Data Mining: Searching for Buried Treasures, with S. Dyas-Correia, Serials Review 40 (3) (2014),
The Effects of
Computer Technologies on the Canadian Economy: Evidence from New Direct
Measures, with J. Cohen, International Productivity Monitor 23
Matters with T. Tombe Journal of Monetary
Economics 59 (2012), 269–285 supplemental material here
All about It!! What Happens Following a Technology Shock?, American Economic Review 101 (2011), 1144-79. Download Data Set
- Working paper
version found here.
Formerly titled: The Media is the Measure: Technical change and
§ Working paper version: Read All About it!!
What happens following a technology shock?, Working Papers tecipa-391,
University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
§ Working paper version found here. Formerly titled “Believe it or Not!! The 1930s was a technologically
Extra! Some positive technology shocks are
Letters 101 (2008), 153-156.
- Uncertainty and the
credit crisis, with J. Cohen, VoxEU 23
monetary business cycle model with unemployment, Journal of Economic Dynamics and
Control 31 (2007), 3904-3940
in a Monetary Business Cycle Model, Canadian Journal of Economics 39 (2006), 689-718.
the Behavior of Economic Agents: the role of relative preferences,
Economics Bulletin 12 (2006),
1-7 (with Stephen Sapp)
and the business cycle, Journal
of Monetary Economics 51 (2004), 277-298
wrong with forced wage compression? The fair wage hypothesis redux,
Economics Letters 83 (2004), 391-398. (with Jon Cohen)
- Lessons from
the Past: What can we learn from Centralized Wage Bargaining, Quarterly Review, March 2004, 62-92. (with Jon Cohen)
wage bargaining and structural change in Sweden, European
Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press 7:3 (2003),
331-366, (with Jon Cohen)
and unemployment in a shirking efficiency wage model, Canadian
Journal of Economics (2003), 728-746.
Effects of Shocks in a Monetary Business Cycle Model with Unemployment,
in Price Adjustment and Monetary Policy, Conference Proceedings, Bank of
Liabilities and Bankruptcy Reform: An International Perspective,
International Finance Journal 1 (1998), 127-159 (with Ian Domowitz).
Canada presentation: Unconventional Monetary Policies: Their Scope
September 14, 2017. Presentation
slides available here
lecture: The Medium is the Measure: Library Collections as Indicators
of Economic Changes (audio and slides available here)
Presentation to the National Academies of Science, Third Meeting of the
Panel on Developing STI Indicators for the Future. Presentation slides available here
Papers and Work in Progress
Times, uncertain measures with J. Cohen
- Off the Books, with J. Cohen
- Secular stagnation, technological change and the
relationship with productivity,
with J. Cohen
- Nothing to Fear but Fear
Itself: Economic Uncertainty and the Great Depression with J. Cohen
- Managerial Knowledge and Canadian Productivity with T. Tombe
General Purpose technologies, with J. Cohen
- Volumes of Evidence Canadian
Edition, with J. Cohen
- A new
look at the Second Industrial Revolution, with J. Cohen
- Inflation and
Technological Advances in the Financial Sector
Wages and Inter-Industry Wage Differentials
Reservation Wages and Labor Market Transitions in the U.S.: Evidence from
the SIPP, with T. Gladden
Effects of Wealth and Unemployment Benefits on Search Behavior and Labor
Market Transitions, with T. Gladden
- A Second Golden Age? The Death
and Birth of Red Tape, with Jon Cohen
- Notes on Shirking Efficiency
- The Power of Print
- One Shock, Two Shocks, Three Shocks,