The American Job Machine

The American Job Machine

by Richard B. McKenzie

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McKenzie (economics, Clemson U.) details the record of government retraining programs, asserts that a higher minimum wage would hurt low-income workers and argues that American workers and consumers will suffer from plant-closing laws and mandated benefits. Published by Universe Books for the Cato Institute. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Richard McKenzie is the Walter B. Gerken Professor of Economics and Management in the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. He has written over thirty books, several of which have been written for general audiences, including The Home: A Memoir of Growing Up in an Orphanage (Basic Books 1996 and Dickens Press 2006), Getting Rich in America: Eight Simple Rules for Building a Fortune and a Satisfying Life (Harper 1998) and Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies, And Other Pricing Puzzles (Springer 2008).

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