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What Drives Cohort Effects on the Labor Market?

Jan 2008
Policy Brief
By  Eva Meyersson Milgrom
Dr. Eva Meyersson Milgrom is a senior scholar at SIEPR and a visiting associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Stanford University. Her research lies in the interface of economics and sociology with particular focus on socio-behavioral theories and economic growth, with an emphasis on distributive justice, comparative theories applied to organizations and labor markets. Her recent research is on cohort effects and catch-ups in wages and promotions; status, relative pay and wage growth—the case of mergers and acquisitions. She also works on gender productivity; CEO compensation, and social influence systems and suicides missions. Dr. Meyersson Milgrom teaches courses on International Comparisons of Corporate Governance Systems, Global Organizations, and Terrorism. She received her Ph.D. from Stockholm University in 1992.