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The Black youth employment crisis [electronic resource] / edited by Richard B. Freeman and Harry J. Holzer.

Contributor(s): Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943- | Holzer, Harry J, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: National Bureau of Economic Research project report: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986Description: 1 online resource (viii, 469 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0226261824 (electronic bk.); 9780226261829 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African American youth -- Employment -- Congresses | Unemployment -- United States -- Congresses | Empleo -- EE. UU | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Trabalho E Trabalhadores | United States Black young persons EmploymentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black youth employment crisis.DDC classification: 331.3/46396073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Black Youth Employment Crisis; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. The Black Youth Employment Crisis; II. The Nature And Pattern Of Change; III. Causes: Demand; IV. Causes: Supply; Appendix: NBER-Mathematica Survey of Inner-City Black Youth: An Analysis of the Undercount of Older Youths; List of Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index;
Summary: In recent years, the earnings of young blacks have risen substantially relative to those of young whites, but their rates of joblessness have also risen to crisis levels. The papers in this volume, drawing on the results of a groundbreaking survey conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, analyze the history, causes, and features of this crisis. The findings they report and conclusions they reach revise accepted explanations of black youth unemployment. The contributors identify primary determinants on both the demand and supply sides of the market and provide new information on i.
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The Black Youth Employment Crisis; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. The Black Youth Employment Crisis; II. The Nature And Pattern Of Change; III. Causes: Demand; IV. Causes: Supply; Appendix: NBER-Mathematica Survey of Inner-City Black Youth: An Analysis of the Undercount of Older Youths; List of Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index;

In recent years, the earnings of young blacks have risen substantially relative to those of young whites, but their rates of joblessness have also risen to crisis levels. The papers in this volume, drawing on the results of a groundbreaking survey conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, analyze the history, causes, and features of this crisis. The findings they report and conclusions they reach revise accepted explanations of black youth unemployment. The contributors identify primary determinants on both the demand and supply sides of the market and provide new information on i.

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