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Labor in the new economy

Author: Katharine G Abraham; James Spletzer; Michael J Harper
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010
Series: Studies in income and wealth, v. 71
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines a variety of important trends related to labor in the new economy, including inequality of earnings and other forms of compensation, job security, employer reliance on temporary and contract  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine G Abraham; James Spletzer; Michael J Harper
ISBN: 9780226001432 0226001431
OCLC Number: 761598106
Notes: Includes revised versions of the papers and discussions presented at the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, held in Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 16-17, 2007
Description: xi, 507 s
Contents: I. 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. II. Labor market dynamics, job security, and job attachment. Adjusted estimates of worker flows and job openings in JOLTS / Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger and Ian Rucker ; 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. III. Hours of work. Why do BLS hours series tell different stories about trends in hours worked? / Harley Frazis and Jay Stewart ; comment: Charles Brown. IV. 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: ed. by Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael J. Harper


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