Topic: Daniel Hamermesh

Who You Know: Study Shows Favoritism is Ubiquitous in Labor Markets

Oct. 10, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Workplace discrimination can destroy morale, breed resentment and lead to lost productivity and unemployment. Although equal-opportunity laws have been created to address discrimination, do they also address favoritism in the workplace?

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University of Texas at Austin Economist Wins IZA Prize in Labor Economics

July 18, 2013

Daniel Hamermesh, the Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the most prestigious international science award in labor economics in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the analysis of labor demand.

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Obama's Reelection Chances by the Numbers

July 24, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

The 2012 election season is promising to be one of the most unpredictable cycles in recent history.

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Beauty and the 2012 presidential race

March 26, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh explains why beauty in politics matters less and less the more important the race is.

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The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Feb. 9, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh explains why the minimum wage generates more heat relative to its importance than any other social or economic policy.

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