Robert Hall

Robert and Carole McNeil Professor Economics and Hoover Senior Fellow, Stanford University

Robert E. Hall
Hoover Institution
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
(650) 723-2215
[email protected]
PhD in economics, MIT; BA in economics, University of California, Berkeley
Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, and Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University. Previously in the economics departments of MIT and the University of California, Berkeley.
Member, National Academy of Sciences, Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Econometric Society, and Society of Labor Economists. American Economic Association: President-elect, 2009, President, 2010; Vice President, 2005; Ely Lecturer, 2001. Director, Research Program on Economic Fluctuations and Growth, National Bureau of Economic Research, since 1977. Member, Advisory Committee, Congressional Budget Office, since 1993. Member, Oversight Panel for Economics, National Science Foundation, 1989, and Advisory Panel for Economics, 1970-72
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Sample articles and books
“The Burden of the Nondiversifiable Risk of Entrepreneurship” (with Susan Woodward), forthcoming, AER
“Reconciling Cyclical Movements in the Marginal Value of Time and the Marginal Product of Labor,” JPE, April 2009, 117 (2), pp. 281-323.
“The Limited Influence of Unemployment on the Wage Bargain” (with Paul R. Milgrom), AER, September 2008, 98:4, pp. 1653-1674
“Potential Competition, Limit Pricing, and Price Elevation from Exclusionary Conduct” 1 Issues in Competition Law and Policy 433, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2008, pp. 433-448
“How Much Do We Understand about the Modern Recession?” BPEA, 2007:2, pp. 13-28.
“Cyclical Movements along the Labor Supply Function” in Katharine Bradbury, Christopher Foote, and Robert Triest (eds.) Labor Supply in the New Century, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, pp. 241-264
“The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending” (with Charles I. Jones), QJE, February 2007, 122(1), pp. 39-72.
“The Macroeconomy and Determinants of the Earnings of Less-Skilled Workers,” in R. Blank, S. Danziger, and R. Schoeni (eds.), Working and Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes Are Affecting Low-Wage Workers, Russell Sage Foundation, 2006, pp. 89-112.
“Job Loss, Job Finding, and Unemployment in the U.S. Economy over the Past Fifty Years,” NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2005, pp. 101-137.
“Separating the Business Cycle from Other Economic Fluctuations,” in The Greenspan Era: Lessons for the Future, proceedings of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium, August 2005, pp. 133-179.
Digital Dealing: How eMarkets are Transforming the Economy. 2002, Norton.
Economics: Principles and Applications (with Marc Lieberman) South-Western, 1997, fourth edition, 2007.
The Flat Tax (with Alvin Rabushka), Hoover Press, Second edition, 1995.

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