The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences

Richard B. Freeman and David A. Wise, editors

Published in 1982 by University of Chicago Press
© 1982 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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608 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26161-1

Table of Contents

Front matter: Richard B. Freeman, David A. Wise (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature Causes and Consequences: Richard B. Freeman, David A. Wise (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Teenage Unemployment: What is the Problem?: Martin S. Feldstein, David T. Ellwood (p. 17 - 35) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. The Youth Labor Market Problem in the United States: An Overview: Richard B. Freeman, James L. Medoff (p. 35 - 74) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Why Does the Rate of Youth Labor Force Activity Differ across Surveys?: Richard B. Freeman, James L. Medoff (p. 75 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Economic Determinants of Geographic and Individual Variation in the Labor Market Position of Young Persons: Richard B. Freeman (p. 115 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Time Series Changes in Youth Joblessness: Michael L. Wachter, Choongsoo Kim (p. 155 - 198) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Dynamics of Youth Unemployment: Kim B. Clark, Lawrence H. Summers (p. 199 - 234) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Labor Turnover and Youth Unemployment: Linda Leighton, Jacob Mincer (p. 235 - 276) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. High School Preparation and Early Labor Force Experience: Robert H. Meyer, David A. Wise (p. 277 - 348) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Teenage Unemployment: Permanent Scars or Temporary Blemishes?: David T. Ellwood (p. 349 - 390) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. The Employment and Wage Consequences of Teenage Women's Nonemployment: Mary Corcoran (p. 391 - 426) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Dead-end Jobs and Youth Unemployment: Charles C. Brown (p. 427 - 452) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
13. Family Effects in Youth Employment: Albert Rees, Wayne Gray (p. 453 - 474) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
14. The Minimum Wage and Job Turnover in Markets for Young Workers: Robert E. Hall (p. 475 - 498) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
15. Youth Unemployment in Britain and the United States Compared: Richard Layard (p. 499 - 542) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 543 - 546) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 547 - 548) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 549 - 555) (bibliographic info) (download)
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