ERIC Number: ED429890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Income Inequality and the Education Divide.
Welch, Mary A., Ed.
Economic Issues for Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, n13 Fall 1998
The economics of the decision to go to college or obtain technical training is discussed in this booklet. To stay competitive in the job market requires constant educational updating. The following questions are discussed: (1) how income inequality is measured; (2) how income is distributed in the United States; (3) why income inequality is increasing; and (4) how income inequality, unemployment rates, and welfare are related. Contains nine figures and a final quiz. (BT)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Economic Factors, Economic Research, Economics, Educational Benefits, Equal Education, Food, Individual Development, Natural Resources, Postsecondary Education, Social Influences
Office of Academic Programs, Purdue University, 1140 Agricultural Administration Building, Room 121, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1104; Tel: 765-494-8470.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. School of Agriculture.