Essays on the Economics of Discrimination

Title

Essays on the Economics of Discrimination

Year

1991

DOI

10.17848/9780585255859

Abstract

This book explores the effects of discrimination on the economic outcomes of various societal groups.

Files

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Contents

  1. Introduction / Emily P. Hoffman
  2. Discrimination in Labor Markets / Edward P. Lazear
  3. Discrimination Within the Family: The Treatment of Daughters and Sons / Paul J. Taubman
  4. The Deteriorating Economic Circumstances of Children / Barbara L. Wolfe
  5. Underclass and Overclass: Race, Class, and Economic Inequality in the Managerial Age / William A. Darity, Jr.
  6. The Federal Anti-Bias Effort / Jonathan S. Leonard
  7. The Uses and Limits of Statistical Analysis in Measuring Economic Discrimination / Glen G. Cain
  8. Occupational Segregation and the Earnings Gap: Further Evidence / Marianne A. Ferber, Carole A. Green

Note

Papers ... originally presented during the 1989-1990 academic year as the 26th annual Public lecture series organized by the Department of Economics at Western Michigan University

ISBN

9780880991124 (cloth) ; 9780880991117 (pbk.) ; 9780585255859 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES

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Citation

Hoffman, Emily P., ed. 1991. Essays on the Economics of Discrimination. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585255859