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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 87 Citations 69,832 171 World Ranking 88 National Ranking 70

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2020 - IZA Prize in Labor Economics, Institute for the Study of Labor

2014 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2012 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2001 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1993 - Fellows of the Econometric Society


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Unemployment
  • Social science

His main research concerns Labour economics, Wage, Demographic economics, Moving to Opportunity and Poverty. His research in Labour economics intersects with topics in Panel data and Economic rent. The various areas that Lawrence F. Katz examines in his Wage study include Technological change, Minimum wage, Supply and demand, Distribution and Polarization.

His Demographic economics research integrates issues from Earnings, Immigration, Unemployment and Intermediary. His Moving to Opportunity research includes themes of Mental health, Public economics and Finance. His research on Poverty also deals with topics like

  • Demography and related Social experiment,
  • Percentage point and related Consumption and Consumer Expenditure Survey.

His most cited work include:

  • Changes in Relative Wages, 1963–1987: Supply and Demand Factors (3241 citations)
  • The Race between Education and Technology (1654 citations)
  • Computing Inequality: Have Computers Changed the Labor Market? (1581 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Labour economics, Wage, Demographic economics, Unemployment and Moving to Opportunity are his primary areas of study. His studies deal with areas such as Technological change, State and Polarization as well as Labour economics. The Wage study combines topics in areas such as Minimum wage, Earnings, Distribution and Market clearing.

He works mostly in the field of Demographic economics, limiting it down to concerns involving Educational attainment and, occasionally, Compulsory education. His work on Moving to Opportunity is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Mental health. The concepts of his Efficiency wage study are interwoven with issues in Bond, Payment and Microeconomics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Labour economics (58.75%)
  • Wage (47.95%)
  • Demographic economics (36.29%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Labour economics (58.75%)
  • Demographic economics (36.29%)
  • Moving to Opportunity (17.93%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Lawrence F. Katz spends much of his time researching Labour economics, Demographic economics, Moving to Opportunity, Developing country and Earnings. His Labour economics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Technological change, Panel data and Unemployment. Many of his studies involve connections with topics such as Wage and Technological change.

In the field of Wage, his study on Wage inequality overlaps with subjects such as Education and technology. His Demographic economics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in School intervention, Intermediary, Voucher, Work experience and Social mobility. Lawrence F. Katz studied Moving to Opportunity and Mental health that intersect with Demography.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment (618 citations)
  • Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances? (334 citations)
  • Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity (163 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Unemployment
  • Social science

His primary areas of investigation include Demographic economics, Labour economics, Moving to Opportunity, Voucher and Unemployment. Lawrence F. Katz interconnects School intervention, Actuarial science, Agency, Earnings and Socioeconomics in the investigation of issues within Demographic economics. Lawrence F. Katz combines subjects such as Technological change and Polarization with his study of Labour economics.

His work deals with themes such as Product market, Wage share, Globalization and Wage, which intersect with Technological change. Moving to Opportunity is a subfield of Poverty that Lawrence F. Katz investigates. His Voucher study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Psychological intervention and Social mobility.

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Best Publications

Changes in Relative Wages, 1963–1987: Supply and Demand Factors

Lawrence F. Katz;Kevin M. Murphy.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1992)

6417 Citations

The Race between Education and Technology

Claudia Dale Goldin;Lawrence F. Katz.

4241 Citations

Computing Inequality: Have Computers Changed the Labor Market?

David H. Autor;Lawrence F. Katz;Alan B. Krueger.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1998)

3489 Citations

Changes in the Wage Structure and Earnings Inequality

Lawrence F. Katz;David H. Autor.
Handbook of Labor Economics (1999)

2968 Citations

Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects

Jeffrey R Kling;Jeffrey B Liebman;Lawrence F Katz.
Econometrica (2007)

2895 Citations

Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Revising the Revisionists

David H. Autor;Lawrence F. Katz;Melissa S. Kearney.
The Review of Economics and Statistics (2008)

1979 Citations

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

Raj Chetty;Nathaniel Hendren;Lawrence F. Katz.
The American Economic Review (2016)

1921 Citations

The Power of the Pill: Oral Contraceptives and Women's Career and Marriage Decisions

Claudia Goldin;Lawrence F. Katz.
Journal of Political Economy (2002)

1603 Citations

The Company You Keep: The Effects of Family and Neighborhood on Disadvantaged Youths

Anne C. Case;Lawrence F. Katz.
Social Science Research Network (1991)

1514 Citations


Anne Case;Lawrence Katz.
Research Papers in Economics (1991)

1507 Citations

Editorial Boards

Quarterly Journal of Economics
(Impact Factor: 11.375)

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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