Michael R Ransom
Research Associate to IZA
Research and Professional
PhD, Princeton University, 1983
MA, Princeton University, 1980
BA, Brigham Young University, 1977
Michael R Ransom is currently Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University.
He served as chairman of the Department of Economics from 2005 to 2010. Before
coming to BYU in 1988, Dr. Ransom taught at the University of Arizona, and
has also been a visiting professor at Princeton University (2000-2001) and a Visiting
Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany.
Dr. Ransom received his BA in economics from Brigham Young University in 1977, and
his PhD in economics from Princeton University in 1983. His research focuses
primarily on issues of the labor market, with particular interest in academic labor
markets and labor markets with imperfect competition.
Michael R. Ransom, Dina Shatnawi, Ronald
Oaxaca (2011). Applying Fixed Effects to Hierarchical Segregation Models. American
Val E. Lambson, Michael R. Ransom (2011).
Monopsony, Mobility and Sex Differences in Pay. American Economic Review
Michael R. Ransom, David P. Sims (2010).
Estimating the Firm's Labor Supply Curve in a New Monopsony Framework: School
Teachers in Missouri. Journal of Labor Economics.