ERIC Number: ED443952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
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Finding Jobs: Work and Welfare Reform.
Card, David E., Ed.; Blank, Rebecca M., Ed.
This book contains 13 papers on labor market and welfare reform, with special emphasis on the demand for low-wage workers, wages and job characteristics in the less skilled labor market, public politics to increase employment and earnings of less skilled workers, and the impact of welfare reform. The following papers are included: "The Labor Market and Welfare Reform" (Rebecca M. Blank, David E. Card); "The Employment, Earnings, and Income of Less Skilled Workers over the Business Cycle" (Hilary W. Hoynes); "Displacement and Wage Effects of Welfare Reform" (Timothy J. Bartik); "Job Change and Job Stability among Less Skilled Young Workers" (Harry J. Holzer, Robert J. LaLonde); "Wage Progression among Less Skilled Workers" (Tricia Gladden, Christopher Taber); "Gender Differences in the Low-Wage Labor Market" (Jane Waldfogel, Susan E. Mayer); "Health Insurance and Less Skilled Workers" (Janet Currie, Aaron Yelowitz); "Employee-Based versus Employer-Based Subsidies to Low-Wage Workers: A Public Finance Perspective" (Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Douglas Holtz-Eakin); "Public Service Employment and Mandatory Work: A Policy Whose Time Has Come and Gone and Come Again?" (David T. Ellwood, Elisabeth D. Welty); "Financial Incentives for Increasing Work and Income among Low-Income Families" (Rebecca M. Blank, David E. Card, Philip K. Robins); "Child Care and Mothers' Employment Decisions" (Patricia M. Anderson, Phillip B. Levine); "Use of Means-Tested Transfer Programs by Immigrants, Their Children, and Their Children's Children" (Kristin F. Butcher, Luojia Hu); and "Time Limits" (Robert A. Moffitt, LaDonna A. Pavetti). All papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Choice, Day Care, Economic Climate, Economic Impact, Education Work Relationship, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Employment Programs, Employment Qualifications, Health Insurance, Immigrants, Income, Job Skills, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Low Income, Mothers, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Politics of Education, Promotion (Occupational), Public Policy, Public Sector, Public Service Occupations, Salary Wage Differentials, Semiskilled Workers, Sex Differences, Tenure, Trend Analysis, Unskilled Workers, Wages, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform, Young Adults, Youth Employment
Russell Sage Foundation, 112 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10021; Web site: www.russellsage.org ($55).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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