vii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
National Poverty Center series on poverty and public policy.
Formatted Contents Note
What is changing in the labor market for low-skilled workers, and why? Exploring gender differences in employment and wage trends among less-skilled workers / Rebecca M. Blank and Heidi Shierholz Wage trends among disadvantaged minorities / George J. Borjas How do economic trends affect less-skilled workers? The macroeconomy and determinants of the earnings of less-skilled workers / Robert E. Hall The impact of technological change on low-wage workers : a review / David Card and John DiNardo The changing pattern of wage growth for low-skilled workers / Eric French, Bhashkar Mazumder, and Christopher Taber How do macroeconomic changes influence well-being measures beyond income? The level and composition of consumption over the business cycle : the role of "quasi-fixed" expenditures / Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens Jr. Recent trends in resource sharing among the poor / Steven J. Haider and Kathleen McGarry Economic conditions and children's living arrangements / Rebecca A. London and Robert W. Fairlie How do policy changes interact with the economy and economic well-being? How do tax policies affect low-income workers? / Kevin A. Hassett and Anne Moore State spending on social assistance programs over the business cycle / Therese J. McGuire and David F. Merriman Temporary agency employment : a way out of poverty? / David Autor and Susan Houseman Child support and the economy / Maria Cancian and Daniel R. Meyer Unemployment insurance over the business cycle : does it meet the needs of less-skilled workers? / Phillip B. Levine How is health insurance affected by the economy? : public and private coverage among low-skilled adults in the 1990s / Helen Levy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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