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The Black Youth Employment Crisis

Richard B. Freeman and Harry J. Holzer, editors

Published in 1986 by University of Chicago Press
© 1986 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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469 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26164-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: Richard B. Freeman, Harry J. Holzer (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
: Summary of Findings: Richard B. Freeman, Harry J. Holzer (p. 3 - 20) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Black Youth Nonemployment: Duration and Job Search: Harry J. Holzer (p. 23 - 73) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Transitions between Employment and Nonemployment: John Ballen, Richard B. Freeman (p. 75 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Layoffs, Discharges and Youth Unemployment: Peter Jackson, Edward Montgomery (p. 115 - 143) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Spatial Mismatch Hypothesis: Are There Teenage Jobs Missing in the Ghetto?: David T. Ellwood (p. 147 - 190) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Demographic Determinants of the Demand for Black Labor: George J. Borjas (p. 191 - 232) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Brothers of a Different Color: A Preliminary Look at Employer Treatment of White and Black Youth: Jerome Culp, Bruce H. Dunson (p. 233 - 260) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Do Better Jobs Make Better Workers? Absenteeism from Work Among Inner-City Black Youths: Ronald Ferguson, Randall Filer (p. 261 - 298) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Market Incentives for Criminal Behavior: W. Kip Viscusi (p. 301 - 351) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Who Escapes? The Relation of Churchgoing and Other Background Factors to the Socioeconomic Performance of Black Male Youths from Inner-City Tracts: Richard B. Freeman (p. 353 - 376) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Effects of Attitudes and Aspirations on the Labor Supply of Young Men: Linda Datcher-Loury, Glenn Loury (p. 377 - 401) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Do Welfare Programs Affect the Schooling and Work Patterns of Young Black Men?: Robert I. Lerman (p. 403 - 441) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix: NBER-Mathematica Survey of Inner-City Black Youth: An Analysis of the Undercount of Older Youths: John Bound (p. 443 - 459) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Richard B. Freeman, Harry J. Holzer (p. 461 - 470) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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