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Birth quake : the baby boom and its aftershocks

Author: Diane J Macunovich
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2002.
Series: Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
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Between 1965 and 1985, the Western world and the United States in particular experienced a staggering amount of social and economic change. In Birth Quake, Diane J. Macunovich argues that the common thread underlying all these changes was the post-World War II baby boom--in particular, the passage of the baby boomers into young adulthood.
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Macunovich, Diane J.
Birth quake.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001052756
(OCoLC)48256185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Macunovich
ISBN: 9780226500928 0226500926 0226500837 9780226500836
OCLC Number: 593274155
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages) : charts.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Overview: The Birth Quake and Its Aftershocks; Part 1. Defining Concepts and Terms; 1. Population Growth and Relative Cohort Size; 2. Male Relative Income and Its Significance; 3. Defining Variables: Relative Cohort Size and Relative Income; Part 2. First-Order Effects of Changing Relative Cohort Size; 4. Patterns of Male Relative Income over the Years; 5. First-Order Effects of Relative Cohort Size: Long-Term Trends in Unemployment, Relative Income, and Returns to College; 6. Effects of Relative Cohort Size on Inequality and the Overall Structure of Wages.
Series Title: Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Diane J. Macunovich.

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