Aaron Sojourner

University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor

Carlson School of Management

321 19th Ave S, 3-300

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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3,015

SSRN CITATIONS

68

CROSSREF CITATIONS

33

Scholarly Papers (27)

Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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labor, personnel, contracts, online labor markets, job search, screening, reputation, online ratings

Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy?: Experimental Evidence From an Online Labor Market

Benson, Alan, Aaron Sojourner, and Akhmed Umyarov. 2019. "Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market.", Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 154 (247,201)
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online labor markets, online ratings, employer reputation, labor markets, economics of information systems, job search

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Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Temple University and University of Minnesota
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labor-market concentration, monopsony, wages, health insurance, unions

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Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Greg J. Duncan and Aaron Sojourner
Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research and University of Minnesota
Downloads 333 (118,280)
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human capital, skill formation, education, early childhood, government policy

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Wage Inequality and Labor Rights Violations

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Ioana Elena Marinescu, Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice, Temple University and University of Minnesota
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wage differentials, inequality, worker power, labor rights

Wage Inequality and Labor Rights Violations

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Ioana Elena Marinescu, Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice, Temple University and University of Minnesota
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Wage Inequality and Labor Rights Violations

NBER Working Paper No. w28475
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Ioana Elena Marinescu, Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice, Temple University and University of Minnesota
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Non-Disclosure Agreements and Externalities from Silence

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 22-360
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Jason Sockin, Aaron Sojourner and Evan Starr
University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota and University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business
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Imperfect Information, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Externalities, Firm Reputation

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The Value of Employer Reputation in the Absence of Contract Enforcement: A Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 211 (187,338)
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labor market search, employer reputation, incomplete contracts, information asymmetry, online labor market, collective action/public goods

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What's the Inside Scoop? Challenges in the Supply and Demand for Information on Employers

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Jason Sockin and Aaron Sojourner
University of Pennsylvania and University of Minnesota
Downloads 204 (193,343)
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Imperfect Information, Job Search, Job Satisfaction, Employer Retaliation

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 135 (275,068)
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household finance, retirement savings, exponential-growth bias, quasi-hyperbolic discounting, present bias, financial literacy, survey-based elicitations

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential‐Growth Bias and Present Bias

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 1636-1658, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Common Ownership Reduces Wages and Employment

Fox School of Business Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
José Azar, Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Temple University and University of Minnesota
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Monopsony, Oligopsony, Labor Markets, Competition Policy, Common Ownership

Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Apr 2014
John W. Budd, Aaron Sojourner and Jaewoo Jung
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Korea Labor Institute
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dispute resolution, arbitration

Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
John W. Budd, Aaron Sojourner and Jaewoo Jung
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Korea Labor Institute
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dispute resolution, arbitration, negotiation, salary, sports, baseball

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Effects of Unionization on Workplace-Safety Enforcement: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Aaron Sojourner and Jooyoung Yang
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 75 (403,722)
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union(s), OSHA inspections, workplace accidents, effects, labor market institutions

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Impacts of Unionization on Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
University of Minnesota, Brigham Young University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Florida International University (FIU)
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trade union, nursing homes, labor productivity, regression discontinuity, collective bargaining, health care quality

Unionization and Productivity: Evidence from Charter Schools

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Cassandra Hart and Aaron Sojourner
University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota
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teacher, labor union, student achievement, charter school, education, labor productivity

Unionization and Productivity: Evidence from Charter Schools

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp. 422-448, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Cassandra Hart and Aaron Sojourner
University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota
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Identification of Peer Effects with Missing Peer Data: Evidence from Project Star

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota
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peers, missing data, education

The Relationship between Union Membership and Net Fiscal Impact

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Aaron Sojourner and José Pacas
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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labor union, taxes, public economic, labor relations, industrial relations, public benefits, collective bargaining, net fiscal impact, social insurance

The Relationship between Union Membership and Net Fiscal Impact

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 58, Issue 1, pp. 86-107, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Aaron Sojourner and José Pacas
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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union, elected office, teachers, police, construction, public-sector

Do Unions Promote Members’ Electoral Office Holding? Evidence from Correlates of State Legislatures' Occupational Shares

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2013
Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota

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trade union, labor union, elected officials, state legislature, teacher, police, firefighter, construction

Who is a Passive Saver Under Opt-In and Auto-Enrollment?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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present bias, exponential-growth bias, household finance, retirement saving decisions, choice architecture, defaults, financial literacy, procrastination

Who is a Passive Saver Under Opt-In and Auto-Enrollment?

NBER Working Paper No. w26078
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Juan Chaparro and Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
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human capital, early childhood, experiment

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The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w21482
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2021
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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What Will My Account Really Be Worth? an Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w17927
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Stanford University, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota
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Early Childhood Care and Cognitive Development

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
Juan Chaparro, Aaron Sojourner and Matthew Wiswall
Universidad EAFIT, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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human capital, skill formation, child care, maternal labor supply

Early Childhood Care and Cognitive Development

NBER Working Paper No. w26813
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Juan Chaparro, Aaron Sojourner and Matthew Wiswall
Universidad EAFIT, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Impacts of Unionization on Employment, Product Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes

NBER Working Paper No. w17733
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2021
University of Minnesota, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Florida International University (FIU)
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Family-Centered Measures of Access to Early Care and Education

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Elizabeth E. Davis, Won Fy Lee and Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota - Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
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child care, spatial analysis, public facility location, services

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hedonic, partial identification, value of a statistical life, shape restrictions

Inequality in Early Care Experienced by U.S. Children

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Oct 2021
Sarah Flood, Joel McMurry, Aaron Sojourner and Matthew Wiswall
University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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child care, inequality, child development, human capital, skill formation

Inequality in Early Care Experienced by U.S. Children

NBER Working Paper No. w29249
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Sarah Flood, Joel McMurry, Aaron Sojourner and Matthew Wiswall
University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Who&Apos;S in and Who&Apos;S Out Under Workplace Covid Symptom Screening?

NBER Working Paper No. w27792
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Krista Ruffini, Aaron Sojourner and Abigail Wozniak
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Temple University and University of Minnesota
Downloads 7 (759,095)
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labor-market concentration, monopsony, wages, health insurance, unions