Labor in the new economy / edited by Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael J. Harper.

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Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (2007 : Bethesda, Md.) [Browse]
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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
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xi, 507 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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 ... [et al.] ; 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.
ISBN
  • 9780226001432 (alk. paper)
  • 0226001431 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2010012103
OCLC
569552461
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