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The economics of earnings

Author: S W Polachek; W S Siebert
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
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This book examines the wages people earn, the jobs they do, and the effect of government labour market policies on wages and employment.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Polachek, S.W.
Economics of earnings.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993
(DLC) 91038731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S W Polachek; W S Siebert
ISBN: 9780511522062 0511522061
OCLC Number: 732957761
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction: the importance of life-cycle analysis; 2. The life-cycle human capital model; 3. Schooling; 4. Post-school investments; 5. Labour supply; 6. Gender in the labour market; 7. Compensating wage differentials and heterogeneous human capital; 8. Information and wages; 9. Payment systems and internal labour markets; 10. Unionisation; References.
Responsibility: S.W. Polachek and W.S. Siebert.

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