Nachum Sicherman

Professor

Finance and Economics

BA, Hebrew University, 1980; MA, 1982; MPhil, Columbia, 1985; PhD, 1987

Joined CBS in 1991

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Nachum Sicherman

Office
621 Uris

Phone
212-854-4464

E-mail
ns38@columbia.edu

Fax
212-316-9219

Teaching and research interest

Professor Sicherman analyzes the roles of education, job training, occupational and job mobility, moonlighting and retirement in the formation of careers. He currently studies the various effects of technological change on the U.S. labor market. In addition, Sicherman works with different medical groups on using cost-benefit analysis in medical decision making. A faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, he is the recipient of research grants from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Citicorp Behavioral Science Research Council. Sicherman teaches the core course Managerial Economics and the elective Cost-Benefit Analysis.

Chapters

Labor Economics In The Economics of Human Systems Integration (2010)
Author(s): Nachum Sicherman

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Journal articles

Why Do Dancers Smoke? Smoking, Time Preference, and Wage Dynamics In Eastern Economic Journal (2006)
Author(s): Nachum Sicherman

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Technological Change and Wages: An Interindustry Analysis In Journal of Political Economy (1999)
Author(s): Ann Bartel, Nachum Sicherman

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Technological Change and the Skill Acquisition of Young Workers In Journal of Labor Economics (1998)
Author(s): Ann Bartel, Nachum Sicherman

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Technological Change and the Retirement Decisions of Older Workers In Journal of Labor Economics (1993)
Author(s): Ann Bartel, Nachum Sicherman

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Over-Education in the Labor Market In Journal of Labor Economics (1991)
Author(s): Nachum Sicherman

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Do Workers Prefer Increasing Wage Profiles? In Journal of Labor Economics (1991)
Author(s): George Loewenstein, Nachum Sicherman

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CaseWorks

Relevant Costs for Making Production Decisions: Was General Motors Making the Correct Choice in Producing High Volumes of Autos?: Spring 2012
Author(s): Trevor Harris, Jonah Rockoff, Nachum Sicherman, Catherine Thomas

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NICE Systems Ltd.: Fall 2009
Author(s): Nachum Sicherman

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Forthcoming Articles

Technological Change and the Make-or-Buy Decision In The Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (2012)
Author(s): Ann Bartel, Saul Lach, Nachum Sicherman

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