Faculty Directory

Paul J. Wolfson

Senior Statistical Research Associate



DegreePhD, Yale University, 1989; BA, The University of Chicago, 1978

AREAS OF EXPERTISEEconometrics; time series analysis; statistical graphics; Fortran, APL, Perl, SAS, TSP, and Stata programming languages

Selected Publications

  • With C. Helfat and D. Harris, "The Pipeline to the Top: Women and Men in the Top Executive Ranks of U.S. Corporations," Academy of Management Perspectives, 20(4), November 2006
  • "The Minimum Wage: Consequences for Prices and Quantities in Low Wage Labor Markets," The Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, July 2004
  • "The Minimum Wage, Employment and the AS-IF Methodology," Empirical Economics, August 2001
  • "The Supermarket Industry at the Start of the 21st Century: Key Findings from the 2000 Supermarket Panel," Journal of Food Distribution Research, July 2001
  • "Its Bark Is Worse Than Its Bite: The Wage and Employment Effects of the Minimum Wage in the U.S.," Australian Economic Papers, June 1999
  • "A Simple Keynesian Model with Flexible Wages: A Succinct Synthesis," Journal of Macroeconomics, January 1994

Working Papers

  • With D. Belman, "The Effect of Legislated Minimum Wage Increases on Employment and Hours: A Dynamic Analysis"
  • With D. Belman and K. Monaco, "Earnings and Hours of Work in a Weakly Regulated Labor Market: The Case of Truck Drivers"

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2000–present
  • Assistant Director, Retail Food Industry Center, 1998–2000, University of Minnesota
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Carlson School of Management, 1996–98
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1988–96
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1995–96, 1993–94, 1987–88