Publications & Papers by David H. Autor

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Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, Political Economy

Help for the Heartland: The Employment and Electoral Effects of the Trump Tariffs in the United States

David Autor, Anne Beck, David Dorn and Gordon Hanson
January 2024
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Labor Economics

New Frontiers: The Origins and Content of New Work, 1940-2018

forthcoming, Quarterly Journal of Economics
David Autor, Caroline Chin, Anna Salomons, Bryan Seegmiller
December 2023
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Health Economics

Males at the Tails: How Socioeconomic Status Shapes the Gender Gap

The Economic Journal, 133 ( November ), pp. 3136–3152
David Autor, David Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Jeffrey Roth and Melanie Wasserman
November 2023

A Young Person's Guide to Lawrence F. Katz

David Autor and David Deming
August 2023
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Bottlenecks: Sectoral Imbalances and the US Productivity Slowdown

forthcoming, NBER Macroannual 2023
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, and Christina Patterson
June 2023
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

The Unexpected Compression: Competition at Work in the Low Wage Labor Market

David Autor, Arindrajit Dube, Annie McGrew
March 2023
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

An Evaluation of the Paycheck Protection Program Using Administrative Payroll Microdata

MIT Working Paper
David Autor, David Cho, Leland D. Crane, Mita Goldar, Byron Lutz, Joshua Montes, William B. Peterman, David Ratner, Daniel Villar, Ahu Yildirmaz
July 2022
Labor Economics

Artificial Intelligence and Jobs - Evidence from Online Vacancies

Journal of Labor Economics, 40(S1), pp. S293-S340.
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, Jonathon Hazell, Pascual Restrepo
April 2022
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

The $800 Billion Paycheck Protection Program: Where Did the Money Go and Why Did it Go There?

NBER Working Paper No. 29669
David Autor, David Cho, Leland D. Crane, Mita Goldar, Byron Lutz, Joshua K. Montes, William B. Peterman, David D. Ratner, Daniel Villar Vallenas, Ahu Yildirmaz
January 2022
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

On the Persistence of the China Shock

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, forthcoming
David Autor, Gordon Hanson, David Dorn
October 2021
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

The Faltering Escalator of Urban Opportunity

in Securing Our Economic Future, Melissa S Kearney and Amy Ganz (eds.), 108–36, Aspen Institut
David H. Autor
December 2020
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure

American Economic Review, 2020, 110(10), 3139–3183
David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon Hanson, Kaveh Majlesi
October 2020
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents

American Economic Review: Insights, 2(3), 357-374.
David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, Gary Pisano, Pian Shu
September 2020
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135(2), 645–709
David Autor, David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson, John Van Reenen
May 2020
American Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Public Economics

Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance, and Household Labor Supply

American Economic Review, 109(7), 2613–2654
David Autor, Andreas Ravndal Kostøl, Magne Mogstad and Bradley Setzler
July 2019
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(3), 338–381
David Autor, David Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Jeffrey Roth, Melanie Wasserman
July 2019
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

Work of the Past, Work of the Future

Richard T. Ely Lecture, American Economic Association: Papers and Proceeding, 109(5), 1–32
David Autor
May 2019
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Young Men

American Economic Review: Insights, 1(2): 161-178.
David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon Hanson
January 2019