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Labor in the new economy

Author: Katharine G Abraham; James Spletzer; Michael J Harper; National Bureau of Economic Research.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Series: Studies in income and wealth, v. 71.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Economists examine a variety of important trends in the new economy, including inequality of earnings & other forms of compensation, job security, employer reliance on temporary & contract workers, hours of work, & workplace safety & health.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (2007 : Bethesda, Md.).
Labor in the new economy.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010012103
(OCoLC)569552461
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine G Abraham; James Spletzer; Michael J Harper; National Bureau of Economic Research.
ISBN: 9780226001463 0226001466
OCLC Number: 698664981
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 507 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Trends in compensation and job quality. What do we really know about changes in wage inequality? / Thomas Lemieux ; comment: Lawrence F. Katz --
Recent trends in compensation inequality / Brooks Pierce ; comment: Daniel S. Hamermesh --
Are the new jobs good jobs? / Katharine G. Abraham and James R. Spletzer ; comment: Erica L. Groshen --
New data for answering old questions regarding employee stock options / Kevin F. Hallock and Craig A. Olson ; comment: Chris Riddell --
Labor market dynamics, job security, and job attachment. Adjusted estimates of worker flows and job openings in JOLTS / Steven J. Davis [and others] ; comment: Robert E. Hall --
Job loss and the decline in job security in the United States / Henry S. Farber ; comment: Ann Huff Stevens --
What do we know about contracting out in the United States?: evidence from household and establishment surveys / Matthew Dey, Susan Houseman, and Anne Polivka ; comment: Daniel G. Sullivan --
Measuring tradable services and the task content of offshorable services jobs / J. Bradford Jensen and Lori G. Kletzer ; comment: Susan M. Collins --
Hours of work. Why do BLS hours series tell different stories about trends in hours worked? / Harley Frazis and Jay Stewart ; comment: Charles Brown --
The effects of changing demographics. The effect of population aging on the aggregate labor market / Bruce Fallick, Charles Fleischman and Jonathan Pingle ; comment: Gary Burtless --
Emerging labor market trends and workplace safety and health / Nicole Nestoriak and John Ruser ; comment: Jeff E. Biddle --
Measuring labor composition: a comparison of alternate methodologies / Cindy Zoghi ; comment: Stephanie Aaronson.
Series Title: Studies in income and wealth, v. 71.
Responsibility: edited by Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael J. Harper.

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