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Author Conference on Human Resources in the Urban Economy (Washington, D.C. : 1962)

Title Human resources in the urban economy : Papers presented at a conference of the Human Resources Sub-committee of the Committee on Urban Economics, Resources for the Future, November 16 and 17, 1962, plus and earlier working paper / edited by Mark Perlman
Published London : Routledge Revivals, 2016
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Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Preface; Editors's Introduction; Contents; PART I A STATEMENT OF RESEARCH SCOPE; The Economics of Human Resources in the American Urban Setting: Some Concepts and Problems, by Mark Perlman; PART II THE LABOR FORCE PERFORMANCE OF MINORITY GROUPS; Racial Factors Influencing Entry into the Skilled Trades, by F. Ray Marshall, University of Texas; Female Labor Force Mobility and Its Simulation, by John Korbel, University of Wisconsin; The White/Non-White Unemployment Differential, by Harry J. Gilman, Rutgers University; COMMENT:
Albert Rees, University of ChicagoJacob Mincer, Columbia University; Herbert R. Northrup, University of Pennsylvania; PART III SOME ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION PATTERNS; The Significance of Residential Preferences in Urban Areas, by John M. Richards, Texas Western College; Differences Among Consumers Attributable to Locations, by Harold W. Guthrie, University of Kentucky; Expenditures on Vacations and Pleasure Travel in New Hampshire, by Richard L. Pfister, Dartmouth College; COMMENT:; Jack L. Knetsch, Resources for the Future, Inc; J. B. Lansing, University of Michigan
Richard F. Muth, University of ChicagoPART IV AREA WAGE DIFFERENTIALS AND MIGRATION; The Impact of Puerto Rican Migration to the United States, by Belton M. Fleisher, University of Chicago; Occupational Wage Differentials in Major Cities During the 1950's, by Martin Segal, Dartmouth College; Labor Mobility and Wage Improvement, by Robert L. Bunting, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa; Level and Structure in Wage Rates of the Metropolitanized Work Force, by William Goldner, University of California, Berkeley; COMMENT:; Richard A. Easterlin, University of Pennsylvania
W. Lee Hansen, University of California, Los AngelesRobert L. Aronson, Cornell University; J. B. Lansing; Martin Segal
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 28, 2016)
Subject Cost and standard of living -- United States.
Labor supply -- United States.
Cost and standard of living.
Labor supply.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Perlman, Mark, 1923-2006, editor.
Resources for the Future. Committee on Urban Economics.
ISBN 1317332482