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Prof. Daniel S. Hamermesh

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May 2016: "By contrast, Daniel Hamermesh, a labor economist at the Institute for the Study of Labor, predicted that base wages would fall somewhat over time, but that the higher overtime payments would more than offset any loss in regular salary levels."

November 2005: "For a listing of papers by Daniel Hamermesh, the top expert on the economic impact of attractiveness, go to "My Beauty Papers")."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Organization May 18, 2016
Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) University of Texas - Austin Organization Nov 11, 2005

Articles and Resources

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May 17, 2016 White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions

QUOTE: “For the past 40 years, overtime protections have been increasingly weakened,” Mr. Biden added, noting that more than 60 percent of salaried workers qualified for overtime in 1975 based on their salaries, but only 7 percent do today.

New York Times
Apr 07, 2011 College Professor Rankings In Texas Spark National Debate

QUOTE: While one faculty member at Texas A&M earned more than $500,000 each year, the average counterpart at its College Station campus made around $120,000... Academia is clubby, professors' performances hard to gauge, and parents and students can easily become financially indentured in their quest for a small piece of the American Dream... "We see an enormous variation in what people do and what they get paid to do it."

Huffington Post