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Building Skills for Black Workers: Preparing for the Future Labor Market
     

Building Skills for Black Workers: Preparing for the Future Labor Market

by Cecilia A. Conrad, Timothy J. Bartik (Contribution by), Kevin M. Hollenbeck (Contribution by), Alan B. Krueger (Contribution by), William M. Rodgers III (Contribution by)
 
In these six papers, economists discuss the "supply side" issues of Black employment. They specifically consider class size and school vouchers, the digital divide, job training and wages, soft skills, and public policy issues. There is no index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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In these six papers, economists discuss the "supply side" issues of Black employment. They specifically consider class size and school vouchers, the digital divide, job training and wages, soft skills, and public policy issues. There is no index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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The essays are accessible and provide a fine start for those who want to know or research why black workers have not done as well as whites and what might be done to bring them closer to parity. Summing Up: RECOMMENDED. General readers; lower-division undergraduate through professional audiences.
— H. Kasper, Oberlin College
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The essays are accessible and provide a fine start for those who want to know or research why black workers have not done as well as whites and what might be done to bring them closer to parity. Summing Up: RECOMMENDED. General readers; lower-division undergraduate through professional audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761827795
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Cecilia A. Conrad holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. She is the Stedman-Sumner Professor of Economics at Pomona College.

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