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Dr Paul Chen

Phone:Ext. 54937
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HW Arndt Building (25A)
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Research School of Economics
ANU College of Business and Economics
HW Arndt Building 25A
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Paul Chen


Paul received his PhD from Stanford University. He has worked on issues related to wage indexation, price controls, gender wage differentials, efficiency wages, and method of pay. His current research work is in the intersection of labour and behavioural economics dealing with fairness and reciprocity in the workplace. He has received several teaching awards.

Disciplines & research interests

  • Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Behavioural Economics


Selected Publications

"Efficiency Wages and Industry Wage Differentials: A Comparison Across Methods of Pay," (with Per-Anders Edin), Review of Economics and Statistics, 84:4 (November 2002), pp. 617-631.

"Setting Price Controls While Facing Variable or Uncertain Market Conditions," International Economic Review, 40:3 (August 1999), pp. 617-634.


Research Papers

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