NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages

Roland G. Fryer, Jr, Devah Pager, Jörg L. Spenkuch

NBER Working Paper No. 17462
Issued in September 2011

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We give special thanks to Alan Krueger for access to the New Jersey data used in this paper. We also thank Joseph Altonji, David Card, Kerwin Charles, William Hubbard, Lawrence Katz, Kevin Lang, Steven Levitt, Julie Mortimer, Derek Neal, Ariel Pakes, and Betsey Stevenson as well as seminar participants at the University of Chicago and NBER for helpful comments and discussions. We are also grateful to Joseph Altonji and Charles Pierret for sharing their data and programs with us. Vilsa Curto, Peter Evangelakis, Iolanda Palmieri, and Wonhee Park provided excellent research assistance. A portion of this paper was written while Fryer and Spenkuch visited the Erwin Shrödinger Institute in Vienna, Austria. Financial support from the German National Academic Foundation [Spenkuch] is gratefully acknowledged. Devah Pager acknowledges generous support from NIH (1K01HD053694) and NSF (CAREER0547810) . The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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