vi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alternative voices in contemporary economics.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : prevailing wage regulations and public policy in the construction industry / Hamid Azari-Rad, Peter Philips, and Mark J. Prus The American construction industry : an overview / Gerald Finkel Thoughtless think tanks : sound bite thinking about the history and intent of prevailing wage laws / Hamid Azari-Rad and Peter Philips Prevailing wage laws, unions, and minority employment in construction / Dale Belman Prevailing wage laws and construction costs : evidence from British Columbia's skills development and fair wage policy / Kevin Duncan and Mark J. Prus Wage regulation and training : the impact of state prevailing wage laws on apprenticeship / Cihan Bilginsoy Prevailing wage laws and injury rates in construction / Hamid Azari-Rad Benefits vs. wages : how prevailing wage laws affect the mix and magnitude of compensation to construction workers / Jeffrey S. Petersen and Erin M. Godtland Health care subsidies in construction : does the public sector subsidize low wage contractors? / C. Jeffrey Waddoups Pension and health insurance coverage in construction labor markets / Mark A. Price.
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.