Education and Wages in the 1980s and 1990s: Are All Groups Moving Up Together?

Bradbury, Katharine L.
January 2002
New England Economic Review;Jan/Feb2002, p19
Academic Journal
Examines different factors which affect wage payment in the U.S. from the 1970s to 1980s. Discussion on the level of education and rate of college graduates; Assessment of race, gender and age in wage disparities; Sample mathematical model on wage determination; Information on the U.S. labor supply.


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