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Studies in labor markets [electronic resource] / edited by Sherwin Rosen.

Contributor(s): Rosen, Sherwin, 1938-2001.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Conference report (Universities--National Bureau Committee for Economic Research): no. 31.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981Description: 1 online resource (ix, 395 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226726304 (electronic bk.); 0226726304 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Labor economics -- Congresses | Labor market -- United States -- Congresses | Trabajo y trabajadores -- EE. UU | �Economie du travail -- Congr�es | Travail -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Arbeidsmarkt | Economische aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Studies in labor markets.DDC classification: 331 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Studies in Labor Markets; Contents; Prefatory Note; Introduction; 1. Labor Mobility and Wages; 2. Wage Growth and Job Turnover: An Empirical Analysis; 3. Heterogeneity and State Dependence; 4. Anticipated Unemployment, Temporary Layoffs, and Compensating Wage Differentials; 5. Structural and Reduced Form Approaches to Analyzing Unemployment Durations; 6. Layoffs and Unemployment Insurance; 7. Employment in Construction and Distribution Industries: The Impact of The New Jobs Tax Credit; 8. Black Economic Progress after 1964: Who Has Gained and Why?
Summary: The papers in this volume present an excellent sampling of the best of current research in labor economics, combining the most sophisticated theory and econometric methods with high-quality data on a variety of problems. Originally presented at a Universities-National Bureau Committee for Economic Research conference on labor markets in 1978, and not published elsewhere, the thirteen papers treat four interrelated themes: labor mobility, job turnover, and life-cycle dynamics; the analysis of unemployment compensation and employment policy; labor market discrimination; and labor market informat.
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Studies in Labor Markets; Contents; Prefatory Note; Introduction; 1. Labor Mobility and Wages; 2. Wage Growth and Job Turnover: An Empirical Analysis; 3. Heterogeneity and State Dependence; 4. Anticipated Unemployment, Temporary Layoffs, and Compensating Wage Differentials; 5. Structural and Reduced Form Approaches to Analyzing Unemployment Durations; 6. Layoffs and Unemployment Insurance; 7. Employment in Construction and Distribution Industries: The Impact of The New Jobs Tax Credit; 8. Black Economic Progress after 1964: Who Has Gained and Why?

The papers in this volume present an excellent sampling of the best of current research in labor economics, combining the most sophisticated theory and econometric methods with high-quality data on a variety of problems. Originally presented at a Universities-National Bureau Committee for Economic Research conference on labor markets in 1978, and not published elsewhere, the thirteen papers treat four interrelated themes: labor mobility, job turnover, and life-cycle dynamics; the analysis of unemployment compensation and employment policy; labor market discrimination; and labor market informat.

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