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Economics and discrimination

Author: William A Darity, Jr.
Publisher: Aldershot, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : Edward Elgar Pub., ©1995.
Series: International library of critical writings in economics, 57.; Elgar reference collection.
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This two volume set consists of the most significant theoretical and empirical writings on economic discrimination based upon race, gender and ethnicity with an international emphasis. Economics and  Read more...


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Economics and discrimination.
Aldershot, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : Edward Elgar Pub., ©1995
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Darity, Jr.
ISBN: 1852787902 9781852787905
OCLC Number: 32275363
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: CONTENTSPART IRACIAL AND SEXUAL INEQUALITY IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE ECONOMICS PROFESSION1. Mark Aldrich (1979), `Progressive Economists and Scientific Racism: Walter Willcox and Black Americans, 1895-1910'2. Robert Cherry (1976), `Racial Thought and the Early Economics Profession'3. Francis A. Walker (1881), `The Colored Race in the United States'4. Frederick L. Hoffman (1892), `Vital Statistics of the Negro'5. M. V. Ball (1894), `The Mortality of the Negro'6. Frederic L. Hoffman (19895), `The Negro in the West Indies'7. Alfred Holt Stone (1969), `A Plantation Experiment'8. Katharine Coman (1904), `The Negro as a Peasant Farmer'9. Millicent G. Fawcett (1918), `Equal Pay for Equal Work'10. Gunnar Myrdal (1944), `Facets of the Negro Problem'11. Gunnar Myrdal (194), `The Mechanics of Economic Discrimination as a Practical Problem'12. Oliver Cromwell Cox (1970), `An American Dilemma: A Mystical Approach to the Study of Race Relations'PART IINEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS AND THE THEORY OF DISCRIMINATION13. Gary S. Becker (1957), `The Forces Determining Discrimination in the Market Place'14. Gary S. Becker (1957), `Market Discrimination'15. Anne O. Krueger (1963), `The Economics of Discrimination'16. Barbara R. Bergmann (1971), `The Effect on White Incomes of Discrimination in Employment'17. Lester C. Thurow (1975), `Discrimination and Theories of Incomes,e Determination'18. Lester Thurow (1969), `Poverty and Discrimination'19. Kenneth J. Arrow (1972), `Some Mathematical Models of Race Discrimination in the Labor Marker'20. Edmund S. Phelps (1972), `The Statistical Theory of Racism and Sexism'21. Richard B. Freeman (1973), `Decline of Labor Maker Discrimination and Economic Analysis'22. Joseph E. Stiglitz (1973), `Approached to the Economics of Discrimination'23. David H. Swinton (1978), `A Labor Force Competition Model of Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market'24. Lawrence M. Kahn (1991), `Customer Discrimination and Affirmative Action'PART IIICRITIQUES AND ASSESSMENTS OF THE NEOCLASSICAL APPROACH TO DISCRIMINATION25. Thomas Sowell (1971), `Economics and Black People'26. Christopher J. Ruhm (1988), `When "Equal Opportunity" Is Not Enough: Training Costs and Intergenerational Inequality'27. William Darity, Jr. (1975), `Economic Theory and Racial Economic Inequality'28. Francine D. Blau and Carol L. Jusenius (1976), `Economists' Approached to Sec Segregation in the Labor Marker: An Appraisal'29. Paula England (1984), `Wage Appreciation and Depreciation: A Test of Neoclassical Economic Explanations of Occupational Sex Segregation'30. William A. Darity, Jr. (1982), `The Human Capital Approach to Black-White Earnings Inequality: Some Unsettled Questions'31. Steven Shulman (1989), `A Critique of the Declining Discrimination Hypothesis'PART VCOMPETITION, CULTURE AND ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO THE ECONOMICS OF DISCRIMINATION32. Patrick L. Mason (1992), `The Divide-and-Conquer and Employer/employee Models of Discrimination: Neoclassical Competition as a Familial Defect'33. William A> Darity, Jr. and Rhonda M. Williams (1985), `Peddlers Forever?: Culture, Competition, and Discrimination'34. Rhonda M. Williams (1987), `Capital, Competition, and Discrimination: A Reconsideration of Racial Earnings Inequality'35. William Darity, Jr. (1989), `What's Left of the Economic Theory of Discrimination?'VOLUME IIPART IINDIRECT TESTS OF THE PRESENCE OF ECONOMIC DISCRIMINATION1. Ronald Oaxaca (1973), `Male-Female Wage Differentials in Urban Labor Markets'2. Alan S. Blinder (1973), `Wage Discrimination: Reduced Form and Structural Estimates'3. Alan S. Blinder (1974), `The Decomposition of Inequality'4. Francine D. Blau and Marianne A. Ferber (1987), `Discrimination: Empirical Evidence from the United States'5. Bennett Harrison (1972), `Education and Underemployment in the Urban Ghetto'6. George J. Borjas (1983), `The Substitutability of Black, Hispanic, and White Labor'7. Michael Firth (1981), `Racial Discrimination in the British Labor Market'8. J. B. Knight and M. D. McGrath (1977), `An Analysis of Racial Wage Discrimination in South Africa'9. J. B. Knight and R. H. Sabot (1982), `Labor Market Discrimination in a Poor Urban Economy'10. Biswajit Banerjee and J. B. Knight (1985), `Caste Discrimination in the Indian Urban Labor Market'11. Reynolds Farley (1990), `Blacks, Hispanics, and White Ethnic Groups: Are Blacks Uniquely Disadvantaged?'12. James P. Smith (1984), `Race and Human Capital'13. Dave M. O'Neill (1970), `The Effect of Discrimination on Earnings: Evidence from Military Test Score Results'14. June O'Neill (1990), `The Role of Human Capital in Earnings Differences Between Black and White Men'15. Jeremiah Cotton (1988), `On the Decomposition of Wage Differentials'PART IIDIRECT TESTS OF THE PRESENCE OF ECONOMIC DISCRIMINATION16. Roger Jowell and Patricia Prescott-Clarke (1970), `Racial Discrimination and White-collar Workers in Britain'17.Neil McIntosh and David J. Smith (1974), `The Extent of Racial Discrimination'18. John Yinger (1986), `Measuring Racial Discrimination with Fair Housing Audits: Caught in the Act'19. Peter A. Riach and Judith Rich (1991-2), `Measuring Discrimination by Direct Experimental Methods: Seeking Gunsmoke'20. Ronald B. Mincy (1993), `The Urban Institute Audit Studies: Their Research and Policy Context'21. Michael Fix, George C. Galster and Raymond J. Struyk (1993), `An Overview of Auditing for Discrimination'PART IIIIDENTIFYING WINNERS AND LOSERS FROM DISCRIMINATION22. John E. Roemer (1979), `Divide and Conquer: Microfoundations of a Marxian Theory of Wage Discrimination'23. Michael Reich (1981), `White Workers are hurt by Racism: Econometric Evidence'24. Steven Shulman (1990), `Racial Inequality and White Employment: An Interpretation and Test of the Bargaining Power Hypothesis'PART IVASSESSING ANTIDISCRIMINATION MEASURES25. S. Dex and P. J. Sloane (1988), `Detecting and Removing Discrimination Under Equal Opportunities Policies'26. Augustin Kwasi Fosu (1992), `Occupational Mobility of Black Women, 1958-1981: The Impact of Post-1964 Antidiscrimination Measures'27. Charles Brown (1984), `Black-White Earnings Ratios Since the Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Importance of Labor market Dropouts'28. Jonathan S. Leonard (1984), `Employment and Occupational Advance Under Affirmative Action'29. James J. Heckman and Brook S. Payner (1989), `Determining the Impact of Federal Status of Blacks: A Study of South Carolina'30. Jomo K. S. and Ishak Shari (1986), `Development Policies and Income Inequality in Peninsular Malaysia'
Series Title: International library of critical writings in economics, 57.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by William Darity Jr.


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