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The Youth labor market problem [electronic resource] : its nature, causes, and consequences / edited by Richard B. Freeman and David A. Wise.

Contributor(s): Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943- | Wise, David A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research): Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1982Description: 1 online resource (ix, 555 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226261867 (electronic bk.); 0226261867 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Youth -- Employment -- Congresses | Jeunesse -- Travail -- Congr�es | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Jeugdwerkloosheid | ArbeidsmarktGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Youth labor market problem.DDC classification: 331.3/412 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences; Contents; 1. The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences; 2. Teenage Unemployment: What Is the Problem?; 3. The Youth Labor Market Problem in the United States: An Overview; 4. Why Does the Rate of Youth Labor Force Activity Differ across Surveys?; 5. Economic Determinants of Geographic and Individual Variation in the Labor Market Position of Young Persons; 6. Time Series Changes in Youth Joblessness; 7. The Dynamics of Youth Unemployment; 8. Labor Turnover and Youth Unemployment
Summary: This volume brings together a massive body of much-needed research information on a problem of crucial importance to labor economists, policy makers, and society in general: unemployment among the young. The thirteen studies detail the ambiguity and inadequacy of our present standard statistics as applied to youth employment, point out the error in many commonly accepted views, and show that many critically important aspects of this problem are not adequately understood. These studies also supply a significant amount of raw data, furnish a platform for further research and theoretical work in.
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The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences; Contents; 1. The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences; 2. Teenage Unemployment: What Is the Problem?; 3. The Youth Labor Market Problem in the United States: An Overview; 4. Why Does the Rate of Youth Labor Force Activity Differ across Surveys?; 5. Economic Determinants of Geographic and Individual Variation in the Labor Market Position of Young Persons; 6. Time Series Changes in Youth Joblessness; 7. The Dynamics of Youth Unemployment; 8. Labor Turnover and Youth Unemployment

This volume brings together a massive body of much-needed research information on a problem of crucial importance to labor economists, policy makers, and society in general: unemployment among the young. The thirteen studies detail the ambiguity and inadequacy of our present standard statistics as applied to youth employment, point out the error in many commonly accepted views, and show that many critically important aspects of this problem are not adequately understood. These studies also supply a significant amount of raw data, furnish a platform for further research and theoretical work in.

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