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Ehrenberg, Ronald G.

Overview
Works: 216 works in 1,066 publications in 2 languages and 19,834 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: HD4901, 331
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ronald G Ehrenberg
Modern labor economics : theory and public policy by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

167 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modern Labor Economics provides a clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core theory in an accessible way, Ehrenberg and Smith apply theoretical concepts to the analysis of a wide variety of labor market policies and summarize the latest empirical findings."--Jacket
Tuition rising : why college costs so much by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ronald G. Ehrenberg explores the causes of tuition inflation, drawing on his many years as a teacher and researcher of the economics of higher education and as a senior administrator at Cornell University. Using incidents and examples from his own experience, he discusses a wide range of topics including endowment policies, admissions and financial aid policies, the funding of research, tenure and the end of mandatory retirement, information technology, libraries and distance learning, student housing, and intercollegiate athletics."--Jacket
What's happening to public higher education?( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ehrenberg (industrial and labor relations and economics, Cornell U.) joins higher education researchers, policy analysts, and administrators from universities in the US, who discuss the state of public higher education in 14 revised papers (plus two new ones to this volume) from a conference, "Assessing Public Higher Education at the Start of the 21st Century," at the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute in May of 2005. Citing the decrease in state funding as a major influence, they examine changes in the past 30 years, why they occurred, and their effect on graduation rates, as well as the importance of tenured faculty, the impact of more adjunct instructors, and experiences in 10 individual states. The final section examines the "privatization" of public universities, and what types of federal policies need to be put in place. Two of the papers have been published previously in other versions
Gender and family issues in the workplace by Francine D Blau( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia Goldin presents evidence that female college graduates are rarely able to balance motherhood with "career track" employment, and Jane Waldfogel demonstrates that having children results in substantially lower wages for women. Do parental leave policies improve the situation for women? Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace offers a variety of perspectives on this important question. Some propose that extended leave improves women's wages by allowing them to preserve their job tenure. Other economists express concern that federal leave policies prevent firms and their workers from acting on their own particular needs and constraints, while others argue that because such policies improve the well-being of children they are necessary to society as a whole. Olivia Mitchell finds that although the availability of unpaid parental leave has sharply increased, only a tiny percentage of workers have access to paid leave or child care assistance. Others caution that the current design of "family-friendly policies" may promote gender inequality by reinforcing the traditional division of labor within families. The various points of view combine to form an innovative and up-to-date investigation into women's chances for success and equality in the modern economy
Labor markets and integrating national economies by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimately, economic integration, either with or without free labor mobility, poses issues relating to the trade-offs between efficiency and equity and to what each nation judges to be desirable levels of labor market standards. Ehrenberg argues that economic integration can take place between nations even though they may have very different levels of labor market standards and policies. However, he concludes, the political process may allow the benefits from increased trade and labor-capital mobility to be fully achieved only if nations systematically develop ways to have some of their labor market policies converge
Longer hours or more jobs? : an investigation of amending hours legislation to create employment by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governing academia by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public concern over sharp increases in undergraduate tuition has led many to question why colleges and universities cannot behave more like businesses and cut their costs to hold tuition down. Ronald G. Ehrenberg and his co-authors assert that understanding how academic institutions are governed provides part of the answer
The regulatory process and labor earnings by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American university : national treasure or endangered species? by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past decade, America's research universities have been accused, with increasing frequency and passion, of a wide variety of sins. Universities do not devote enough attention to undergraduate education, the charge goes, or they pursue unnecessary research, or they award doctoral degrees that focus too narrowly and take too long to complete. What have these institutions done to provoke such criticism and why has financial support from both public and private sectors eroded? In The American University, a volume published in honor of Frank H. T. Rhodes, President Emeritus of Cornell University, distinguished scholars and administrators address these issues and suggest ways in which research universities can respond to current and future challenges. The challenges are complex, and the authors are willing to redefine fundamental objectives to rebuild public trust. Each essay addresses one of the issues on which the future of American research universities may pivot. What responsibilities does a university have to enhance social mobility? Why have the research partnerships between government and academia broken down? How comprehensive and how effective is undergraduate and graduate teaching? What are realistic prospects for the humanities and social sciences at the university, and what are the prospects for science and technology?
Fringe benefits and overtime behavior; theoretical and econometric analysis by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The demand for State and local government employees; an economic analysis by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advance notice provisions in plant closing legislation by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph provides empirical evidence of the effects of advance notice. Chapter 1 summarizes theoretical arguments for and against plant closing legislation and the evidence of the extent to which advance notice currently is provided to displaced workers in the United States. Chapter 2 presents a summary of prior empirical research on the effects of legislated, privately bargained, and voluntarily provided advance notice of displacement in the United States and Europe. The next four chapters contain new empirical research, which uses the Bureau of Labor Statistics 1984 Survey of Displaced Workers and other data sources. Findings are that having advance notice appears to reduce the probability that a displaced worker will suffer any spell of unemployment, but that it has no effect on the individual's duration of nonemployment if he/she becomes unemployed or on the individual's earnings if he/she becomes reemployed. Contrary to concerns of critics of advance notice, no evidence is found that advance notice leads a firm's most productive workers to quit prior to their planned displacement date. Chapter 7 discusses implications of these findings for public policy toward displaced workers. It addresses inducements that the federal government might use to encourage employers to provide advance notice voluntarily and types of research that should be undertaken to help evaluate the effectiveness of the new federal legislation. (Ylb)
Science and the university by Paula E Stephan( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and the University investigates the tremendous changes that have taken place in university research over the past several decades, gauging the current state of research in higher education and examining issues and challenges crucial to its future
Maximizing revenue in higher education( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctoral education and the faculty of the future by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Doctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future, scientists, social scientists, academic administrators, and policymakers describe their efforts to increase and improve the supply of future faculty. They cover topics ranging from increasing undergraduate interest in doctoral study to improving the doctoral experience and the participation of under-represented groups in doctoral education."--Jacket
Educating scholars : doctoral education in the humanities by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 1991 launched the Graduate Education Initiative (GEI), the largest effort ever undertaken to improve doctoral programs in the humanities and related social sciences. The only book to focus exclusively on the current state of doctoral education in the humanities, Educating Scholars reports on the GEI's success in reducing attrition and times to degree, the positive changes implemented by specific graduate programs, and the many challenges still to be addressed. Over a ten-year period, the Foundation devoted almost eighty-five million dollars through the GEI to provide support for doctoral programs and student aid in fifty-four departments at ten leading universities. The authors examine data that tracked the students in these departments and in control departments, as well as information gathered from a retrospective survey of students. They reveal that completion and attrition rates depend upon financial support, the quality of advising, clarity of program requirements, and each department's expectations regarding the dissertation. The authors consider who earns doctoral degrees, what affects students' chances of finishing their programs, and how successful they are at finding academic jobs. Answering some of the most important questions being raised about American doctoral programs today, Educating Scholars will interest all thoseconcerned about our nation's intellectual future
Choices and consequences : contemporary policy issues in education by Ronald G Ehrenberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final chapters explore the significance of choices students make for higher education. Nearly half of all first-time, first-year students attend a two-year or community college. Cecilia Elena Rouse analyzes the impact of changes in tuition levels and campus proximity on decisions to attend two-year institutions. Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Donna S. Rothstein consider historically black institutions, asking what the appropriate public policy should be toward them and how they influence the number of black faculty members at major American colleges and universities
Do compensation policies matter?( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labor economics and labor relations by Robert J Flanagan( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transformational change in higher education : positioning colleges and universities for future success by Madeleine d'Ambrosio( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a discussion on the management of transformational change in higher education as a key element of success. The text explores transformational change in a range of institutions from small teaching and community colleges to large comprehensive research universities
 
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Alternative Names
Ehrenberg, Ronald 1946-

Ehrenberg, Ronald Gordon 1946-

Ronald Gordon Ehrenberg American economist

Yilanboge, Luonade 1946-

Эренберг, Рональд

Эренберг, Рональд Дж 1946-

에렌버그, 로날드 G

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English (353)

Chinese (4)

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Tuition rising : why college costs so muchWhat's happening to public higher education?Gender and family issues in the workplaceLonger hours or more jobs? : an investigation of amending hours legislation to create employmentGoverning academiaThe American university : national treasure or endangered species?Science and the universityMaximizing revenue in higher education