ERIC Number: EJ620395
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Rural Low-Wage Employment Rises among Men.
Gibbs, Robert; Parker, Timothy
Rural Conditions and Trends, v11 n2 p9-17 Dec 2000
In 1999, the percentage of low-wage workers in rural areas was higher than in urban areas or in 1979. The share of women and minorities in low-wage work stabilized, but the share of White men increased. Low-wage work increased in higher-skilled occupations, and the share of college educated low-wage workers increased significantly since 1979. (TD)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Employment Patterns, Females, Labor Force, Low Income Groups, Males, Minority Groups, Poverty, Rural Areas, Rural Urban Differences, Whites
Full text at Web site: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/rcat/rcat112.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Last issue. Theme issue title: "Socioeconomic Conditions."