Barry T. Hirsch

W.J. Usery Chair of the American Workplace

Department of Economics

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3992

voice: 404-413-0880   fax: 404-413-0145




Curriculum Vitae: pdf



Current Manuscripts/Published Articles (most papers available in pdf)


Union Databases from Hirsch and Macpherson: – Union Membership and Coverage Database from the CPS

State Union Data Files from Monthly Labor Review Article


Recommended Links:



            Atlanta Census Research Data Center (ACRDC)

            W.J. Usery Workplace Research Group (UWRG)

            W.J. Usery Distinguished Lecture Series

            Nobel Economists Lecture Series (Trinity University)

            Resources for Economists on the Internet

            Social Science Research Network

            National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) 

            Society of Labor Economists (SOLE)

            Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

            Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)

            Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

            Current Populations Survey (CPS)

            Statistical Abstract of the United States

            David Warsh's "Economic Principals"


    Labor Law Links:

            Workplace Prof Blog

            Cornell Legal Information Institute