Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

David H. Autor, editor

Conference held May 17-18, 2007
Published in November 2009 by University of Chicago Press
© 2009 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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447 pages
ISBN: 0-226-03288-4

Table of Contents

Frontmatter, table of contents: David H. Autor (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "Studies of Labor Market Intermediation": David H. Autor (p. 1 - 23) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. Jobs Online: Alice O. Nakamura, Kathryn L. Shaw, Richard B. Freeman, Emi Nakamura, Amanda Pyman (p. 27 - 65) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Internet and Job Search: Betsey Stevenson (p. 67 - 86) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Effect of Employer Access to Criminal History Data on the Labor Market Outcomes of Ex-Offenders and Non-Offenders: Keith Finlay (p. 89 - 125) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Do Online Labor Market Intermediaries Matter? The Impact of "AlmaLaurea" on the University-to-Work Transition: Manuel F. Bagues, Mauro Sylos Labini (p. 127 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Private Deception and the Rise of Public Employment Offices in the United States, 1890-1930: Woong Lee (p. 155 - 181) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Mortgage Broker Regulations That Matter: Analyzing Earnings, Employment, and Outcomes for Consumers: Morris M. Kleiner, Richard M. Todd (p. 183 - 231) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Effects of a Centralized Clearinghouse on Job Placement, Wages, and Hiring Practices: Muriel Niederle, Alvin E. Roth (p. 235 - 271) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Helping Workers Online and Offline: Innovations in Union and Worker Organization Using the Internet: Richard B. Freeman, M. Marit Rehavi (p. 273 - 306) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Temporary Help Services Employment in Portugal, 1995-2000: René Böheim, Ana Rute Cardoso (p. 309 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Does Temporary Help Work Provide a Stepping Stone to Regular Employment?: Michael Kvasnicka (p. 335 - 372) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Temporary Help Agencies and the Advancement Prospects of Low Earners: Fredrik Andersson, Harry J. Holzer, Julia Lane (p. 373 - 398) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-Wage Worker Advancement: Carolyn J. Heinrich, Peter R. Mueser, Kenneth R. Troske (p. 399 - 436) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: David H. Autor (p. 437 - 447) (bibliographic info) (download)
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