Lisa Kahn

Associate Professor

School of Management, Yale University

NLS user since 2002

  • Kahn, Lisa B. (2010), The Long-Term Labor Market Consequences of Graduating from College in a Bad Economy, Labour Economics, 17(2), pp. 303-316.
  • Altonji, Joseph, Lisa B. Kahn and Jamin Speer (2015), Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study and Career Success Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming
What I learned from NLS data

Graduating from college in a recession has long lasting consequences for earnings and job quality.

Why I chose NLS data

The panel data and the several cohorts allow for a better understanding of the transitions of youth from work to school than any other data set.