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The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation

Leah Platt Boustan, William J. Collins

Chapter in NBER book Human Capital in History: The American Record (2014), Leah P. Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors (p. 205 - 240)
Conference held December 7-8, 2012
Published in October 2014 by University of Chicago Press
© 2014 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Nayana Bose, Francisco Haimovich, Mike Moody and Greg Niemesh for able research assistance. Members of the KALER group at UCLA provided useful comments on our initial draft.

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