Labor economics

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Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2000 - Business & Economics - 521 pages
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Is your Labor Economics course covering the most up-to-date material? Let these updates to Borjas 4/e serve as a checklist for your course: New policy applications and descriptions of state-of-the-art research studies, New examples and applications involving labor markets or policy shifts outside of the U.S., New discussion on the impact of the surge in Internet job search activities by both firms and workers, A thorough rewriting and reorganization of the material on immigration, Updated discussion of changes in the U.S. wage structure, New analysis on the impact of welfare reform legislation on labor supply, New discussion on the experimental approach that some recent studies use to measure the amount of discrimination in the labor market. Book jacket.

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My second minor in college. Economics explains human behavior. That cannot be overstated. This book is essential reading for both policymakers and the learned who wants to learn labor economics ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Labor Supply
20
Topics in Labor Supply
69
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Jeff Crisp is Head of the Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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