Michael J. Sattinger

 

Department of Economics                                                                                                                 

University at Albany, SUNY                                                                                                            

1400 Washington Ave.                                                                                                                      

Albany, NY 12222

Telephone (518) 442‑4761

Email: m.sattinger@albany.edu

 

Education

 

1966‑1970.  Graduate study, economics, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie‑Mellon University.  M.S. 1969, Ph.D. 1973.  Thesis title: Two‑Part Tariffs, Human Capital and Nursing.

 

1965‑1966.  Graduate study, economics, University College, London.

 

1961‑1965.  B.S., mathematics, University of Michigan.

 

Work Experience

 

1981‑                           Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University at Albany, State University of New York.  Professor from 1991; chair 1991-1994, 2000-2002, 2007-2008.

 

         1982‑1983                   Associate Professor (lektor), Institute of Economics, University of Århus, Århus, Denmark.  (On leave from SUNY‑Albany.)

 

1977‑1981                   Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

 

1970‑1977                   Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, State University of New York at Stony Brook.  Faculty Associate, School of Urban and Policy Sciences, 1971‑1977.

 

1974‑1975                   Visiting Assistant Professor (Adjunktvikar), Institute of Economics, University of Århus, Århus, Denmark.  (On leave from SUNY‑Stony Brook.)

 

Teaching Experience

 

Labor economics, income distribution, microeconomics

 

Research Interests

 

Income distribution, job search, discrimination, income taxation

 

Books

 

         Qualitative Mismatches, 2012, NOW Publishers, book version ISBN: 978-1-60198-624-5.

 

Capital and the Distribution of Labor Earnings.  North‑Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam, 1980.

 

Unemployment, Choice and Inequality.  Springer‑Verlag, Berlin, 1985.

 

Co-authored Books

 

Into the Gap; Exploring Gaps and Mismatches, by Ernest Berkhout, Michael Sattinger, Jules Theeuwes and Maikel Volkerink, Commissioned by Randstad, SEO Economic Research, Amsterdam, 2012.

 

Edited Volumes

 

Income Distribution, Volume I, Description, Measurement, Shape, Dynamics, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing Company, Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, 2001.

 

Income Distribution, Volume II, Sources of Differences, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing Company, Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, 2001.

 

Income Distribution, Volume III, Income Shares and Policy, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing Company, Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, 2001.

 

 

Articles

 

Introduction to “The Distribution of Earnings and of Individual Output” by A.D. Roy (co-authored with James Heckman), Economic Journal, 125th Anniversary Issue, Vol. 125(583), March 2015, 378-385.

 

Nash Bargaining and the Wage Consequences of Educational Mismatches (co-authored with Joop Hartog), Labour Economics, Vol. 23, August 2013, 50-56. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2013.03.002

 

Qualitative Mismatches, Foundations and Trends® in Microeconomics: 2012, Vol. 8: No 1-2, 1-168. Abstract at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/0700000052

 

Safety First Consumption, Journal of Economic Theory, January 2013, Vol. 148(1), 306-321. Published online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jet.2012.12.011

 

The Markov Consumption Problem, Journal of Mathematical Economics, August-October 2011, Vol. 47(4-5), 409-416.

 

Introduction to Special Issue on Technology and Labor Markets, Journal of Income Distribution, September-December 2008, Vol. 17, Number 3-4, pp. 4-11.

 

A Neoclassical Kaldor Model of Real Wage Declines, Journal of Economic Inequality, August 2005, Volume 3, Number 2, pp. 91-108.

 

         Overlapping Labour Markets, Labour Economics, April 2006, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp. 237-257.

 

Combining Assignment with Search, Medium for Econometric Applications, Vol. 11, Edition 3, January 2004.

 

Capital Intensity, Neutral Technological Change, and Earnings Inequality, Journal of Income Distribution, Spring-Summer 2003, Volume 12, Number 1-2, pp. 1-20.

 

A Queuing Model of the Market for Access to Trading Partners, International Economic Review, May 2002, Vol. 43(2), pp. 533-547.

 

Statistical Discrimination with Employment Criteria, International Economic Review, February 1998, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 205-237.

 

Choice, Order Statistics and the Distribution of Earnings, Journal of Income Distribution, 1996, Vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 9-32.

 

Search and Discrimination, Labour Economics, September 1996, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 143-167.

 

General Equilibrium Effects of Unemployment Compensation with Labor Force Participation, Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 13, No. 4, October 1995, pp. 623-652.

 

Search and the Efficient Assignment of Workers to Jobs, International Economic Review, May 1995, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 283-302.

 

Assignment Models of the Distribution of Earnings, Journal of Economic Literature, June 1993, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 831‑880. Reprinted in Sattinger, Income Distribution, Volume II, 2000.

 

Matching Up Mismatches: Economic and Other Mechanisms, Regional Science Review, 1991, Vol. 18, pp. 81‑93.

 

Consistent Wage Offer and Reservation Wage Distributions, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February, 1991, Vol. 106(1), pp. 277‑288.

 

Unemployment, the Market for Interviews, and Wage Determination, Journal of Political Economy, April 1990, Vol. 98(2), pp. 356‑371.

 

Factor Pricing in the Assignment Problem, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1984, Vol. 86(1), pp. 17‑34.

 

Value of an Additional Firm in Monopolistic Competition, Review of Economic Studies, April 1984, Vol. LI, pp. 321‑332.

 

The Effect of Labor Quality on Labor's Factor Share, Atlantic Economic Journal, July 1980, Vol. VIII(2), pp. 33‑43.

 

Differential Rents and the Distribution of Earnings, Oxford Economic Papers, March 1979, Vol. 31(1), pp. 60‑71.

 

Trade Flows and Differences Between Countries, Atlantic Economic Journal, July 1978, Vol. VI(2), pp. 22‑30.

 

Comparative Advantage in Individuals, Review of Economics and Statistics, May 1978, Vol.LX(2), pp. 259‑267.

 

Compensating Wage Differences, Journal of Economic Theory, December 1977, Vol. 16(2), pp. 496‑503.

 

Two‑Part Wage Structures, Atlantic Economic Journal, July 1977, Vol. V(2), pp. 61‑67.

 

Local Stability When Initial Holdings Are Near Equilibrium Holdings, Journal of Economic Theory, October 1975, Vol. 11(2), pp. 161‑167.

 

Alternative Models of the Market for Registered Nurses, Journal of Economics and Business, October 1975, Vol. 28, pp. 50‑54.

 

Comparative Advantage and the Distributions of Earnings and Abilities, Econometrica, May 1975, Vol. 43, pp. 455‑468. Reprinted in Sattinger, Income Distribution, Volume II (2001).

 

A Model for Piecemeal Welfare Policy, Review of Economic Studies, April 1970, Vol. XXXVII(2), pp. 298‑301.

 

Chapters in Edited Volumes

 

Introduction, in Sattinger (ed), Income Distribution, Volume I, 2001, pp. xi-lxxxi.

 

Block Assignments, in Structural Models of Wage and Employment Dynamics, edited by Henning Bunzel, Bent J. Christensen, George R. Neumann, and Jean-Marc Robin, for the series “Contributions to Economic Analysis,” Elsevier, 2006, pp. 169-181.

 

The Employment-Productivity Relationship with Employment Criteria (joint with Sumati Srinivas), in Aspects of Worker Well-Being, Research in Labor Economics, Volume 26, edited by Solomon Polachek and Olivier Bargain, Elsevier, 2007, pp. 447-466.

 

Book Reviews

 

Wage Dispersion: Why Are Similar Workers Paid Differently?, by Dale Mortensen, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July 2005, Vol. 58(4), pp. 661-663.

 

Tuition Rising; Why College Costs So Much, by Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Academe, 2000.

 

Persistent Inequalities: Wage Disparity Under Capitalist Competition, by Howard Botwinick, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, October 1994, Vol. 48(1), pp. 68-69.

 

Capabilities, Allocation and Earnings, by Joop Hartog, Journal of Economic Literature, June 1993, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 911‑913.

 

Reports

 

“Labor Market Conditions Facing Youth in Independent Living Programs,” written with Nipa Basu and Gerd Schwartz for the New York State Department of Social Services as part of the Youth Employment/Independent Living Project.

 

“Foster Care Youth in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth,” prepared for the New York State Department of Social Services as part of the Youth Employment/Independent Living Project.

 

Funded Research

 

Co‑Director with Prof. Ray Bromley, Youth Employment--Independent Living Project, carried out by the Lewis Mumford Center for the New York State Department of Social Services. $100,000.

 

 

Selected Presentations

 

Qualitative Mismatches and Wage Consequences, presented at New Research in the Economics of Educational and skills Mismatch, University of Aberdeen, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, October 2014.

 

Assignment Models and Qualitative Mismatches, presented at the Expert Workshop, Skills Mismatch and Firm Dynamics: Integrating Skills with the World of Work, organized by The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), in cooperation with The Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society (CRESS), London, 2012, April 27.

 

Qualitative Mismatches, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies, University of Amsterdam, September, 2011.

 

Income Tax Incidence with Positive Population Growth, Maastricht University and University of Ảrhus, 2010.

 

Assignment, Hierarchies and Upper Tails, American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, 2007.

 

Queueing and Searching, Labor Market Dynamic Growth 2007 Conference, Sandbjerg, Denmark, 2007

 

Labor Queues, Search and Matching Workshop, University of Pennsylvania, 2007

 

Safety First Consumption, New York University, 2007

 

         Assignment, Hierarchies and the Upper Tail, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2006

 

         Labor Queues, Far Eastern Meetings of the Econometric Society, Beijing, China, 2006

 

         Costs of Unemployment, Society of Labor Economists, Boston, 2006

 

        Safety First Consumption, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006

 

        Labor Queues, University of Wisconsin, 2005

 

Labor Queues, Society of Labor Economists, World Conference 2005, San Francisco.

 

Block Assignments, Conference on Labour Market Models and Matched Employer-Employee Data, University of Aarhus, Sandbjerg, Denmark, August 2004.

 

Price Dispersion in a Queueing Market, Economic Aspects of Congested Networks and Queues, University of Bonn, June 2004.

 

A Neoclassical Kaldor Model of Real Wage Declines, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), June 2004.

 

A Kaldor Matching Model of Real Wage Declines, presented at the colloquium “On the Wealth of Nations—Extending the Tinbergen Heritage,” Erasmus University, Rotterdam, April 2003.

 

Temporary Equilibrium and Price Dispersion in a Queuing Model, Society of Economic Dynamics, New York City, June 2002

 

The Decision of Where to Search, Econometric Society Winter Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2002.

 

A Kaldor Matching Model of Real Wage Declines, Queens University, October 2001.

 

Overlapping Markets, Academy Colloquium sponsored by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Tinbergen Institute, Assignment and Matching Models in Economics, Amsterdam, 2000.

 

The Market for Access to Trading Partners, Brokers, and Price Determination, Eighth World Congress, Econometric Society, Seattle, August 2000.

 

A Queuing Model of Price Determination in a Competitive Market, Econometric Society Winter Meetings, New York, January 1999.

 

The Market for Access to Trading Partners, Brokers, and Price Determination, Midwest Theory Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 1998.

 

Professional Societies

 

American Economic Association

Econometric Society

Society of Labor Economists

 

Awards

 

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research, 2014-2015

President’s Excellence Award in Research and Creative Activities, 2013-2014