LAWRENCE F. KATZ,
Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics,
Department of Economics
Ph.D. (Economics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
A.B. (Economics, with Greatest Distinction), University of California, Berkeley, 1981
The Race between Education and Technology, with C. Goldin, Harvard University Press, 2008
Recipient of the R.R. Hawkins Award of the American Association of Publishers for the most
Outstanding Professional, Reference, or Scholarly Work of 2008; and of the Richard A. Lester
Prize for the Outstanding Book in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations of 2008.
Recent Published Articles and Chapters
"Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Financial and Corporate Sectors,"
with M. Bertrand and C. Goldin, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2 (July
Selected Working Papers
"The Career Cost of Family," with Claudia Goldin, September 2010.
Putting the ‘Co’ in Education: Timing, Reasons, Consequences of College Coeducation from
1835 to the Present," with Claudia Goldin, NBER WP No. 16281, August 2010.
"Unemployment in the Great Recession: Structural Problems and Policy Responses," February
Honors, Awards, and Fellowships
Elected, Second Vice President, Society of Labor Economists, 2010-.
Elected, Executive Committee, Society of Labor Economists, 2010-.
Susan C. Eaton Scholar-Practitioner Award of the Labor and Employment Relations Association,
Selected Current Research
"Moving to Opportunity: The Long-Run Evaluation" with J. Ludwig, J. Kling, G. Duncan, R.
Kessler, L. Sanbonmatsu, and L. Gennetian.
"The Evolution of Career and Family for U.S. College Men and Women" with C. Goldin.
"Harvard & Beyond: Trends in Career and Family for Successive Cohorts of Harvard/Radcliffe
Students" with C. Goldin.
"Understanding Long-Run Changes in Inequality and Its Consequences."
"Strategies to Increase Post-Secondary Schooling for At-Risk Youth."
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