ERIC Number: EJ272130
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Trends in Education and Earnings, 1950-70: A Structural Analysis.
Wanner, Richard A.; Lewis, Lionel S.
Social Forces, v61 n2 p436-55 Dec 1982
Analysis of educational levels and earnings associated with specific occupations supported seemingly conflicting explanations of inequality: (1) the job competition theory that education has no effect on equalization of earnings; and (2) the free market theory suggesting an effect of educational level on earnings and of unequal education on inequality of earnings. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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