Preface (S.W. Polachek). Output-based pay: incentives, retention or sorting (E. Lazear). Independent contractors and self-employment as systems of incentives and control: theory, empirics, and a survey of evidence (J. Garen). Job loss in the United States, 1981-2001 (H. Farber). A long-term view of health status, disabilities, mortality, and participation in the DI and SSI disability programs (K. Rupp, P.S. Davies). Aids and the market for nurses (D.E. Kalist, S.J. Spurr). Bounding estimates of wage discrimination (J. G. Hirschberg, D. J. Slottje). Assortative mating or glass ceiling: Under-representation of female workers among top earners (E. Becker, C.M. Lindsay). Is retirement depressing: labor force inactivity and psychological well-being in later life (K.K. Charles). The employment effects of domestic violence (A. Farmer, J. Tiefenthaler). Earnings dispersion, risk aversion and education (C. Belzil, J. Hansen). Collective bargaining under complete information (C. Diaz-Moreno, J.E. Galdon-Sanchez). Active labor market policies and real-wage determination - Swedish evidence (A. Forslund, A.-S. Kolm).