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Small Differences That Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States

David Card and Richard B. Freeman

Conference held Jan 23-25, 1991
Published in January 1993 by University of Chicago Press
© 1993 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Comparative Labor Markets

NBER Program(s):LS

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287pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-09283-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, preface, table of contents: David Card, Richard B. Freeman (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David Card, Richard B. Freeman (p. 1 - 20) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Immigration Policy, National Origin, and Immigrant Skills: A Comparison of Canada and the United States: George J. Borjas (p. 21 - 44) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Skill Differentials in Canada in an Era of Rising Labor Market Inequality: Richard B. Freeman, Karen Needels (p. 45 - 68) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Unions and Wage Inequality in Canada and the United States: Thomas Lemieux (p. 69 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Unionization in Canada and the United States: A Tale of Two Countries: W. Craig Riddell (p. 109 - 148) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. A Comparative Analysis of Unemployment in Canada and the United States: David Card, W. Craig Riddell (p. 149 - 190) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Responding to Need: A Comparison of Social Safety Nets in Canada and the United States: Rebecca M. Blank, Maria J. Hanratty (p. 191 - 232) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Distribution of Family Income: Measuring and Explaining Changes in the 1980s for Canada and the United States: McKinley L. Blackburn, David E. Bloom (p. 233 - 266) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: David Card, Richard B. Freeman (p. 267 - 277) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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