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Human capital in history : the American record

Author: Leah Platt Boustan; Carola Frydman; Robert A Margo
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building on Claudia Goldin's landmark research on the labor history of the United States, this book features contributors who consider the roles of education and technology in contributing to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Platt Boustan; Carola Frydman; Robert A Margo
ISBN: 9780226163895 022616389X
OCLC Number: 871670552
Description: xi, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective / Robert A. Margo --
2. Explaining Trends in High School Graduation: The Changing Elementary and Secondary Education Policy Landscape and Income Inequality over the Last Half Century / Nora Gordon Comment: Sarah J. Reber --
3. Role of Immigrant Children in Their Parents' Assimilation in the United States, 1850-2010 / Joseph Ferrie --
4. Health, Education, and Income in the United States, 1820-2000 / Adriana Lleras-Muney --
5. Female Labor Force and Long-Run Development: The American Experience in Comparative Perspective / Claudia Olivetti Comment: Francine D. Blau --
6. Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation / William J. Collins --
7. Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the United States, 1950-2010 / Robert A. Pollak --
8. Is There a Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 US Fertility Decline / Brad J. Hershbein --
9. Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings / Claudia Goldin Comment: Cecilia Elena Rouse --
10. Supply of Gender Stereotypes and Discriminatory Beliefs / Yueran Ma --
11. Claudia Goldin / Stanley L. Engerman.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo.

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