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    • Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines 

      Glaeser, Edward Ludwig; Kerr, Sari Pekkala; Kerr, William Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2014-05-13)
      Measures of entrepreneurship, such as average establishment size and the prevalence of start-ups, correlate strongly with employment growth across and within metropolitan areas, but the endogeneity of these measures bedevils ...
    • Immigration and Employer Transitions for STEM Workers 

      Kerr, Sari Pekkala; Kerr, William Robert (2013-05-31)
      We analyze the career trajectories of STEM workers and firm-level hiring of immigrants using the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) database of the US Census Bureau. We find STEM career adjustments during ...