Industrial shifts, skills levels, and the labor market for white and black males by John Bound

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  • Wages -- Men, White -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Wages -- African American men -- Econometric models.,
  • Employment (Economic theory),
  • Industrial organization (Economic theory)

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StatementJohn Bound, Harry J. Holzer.
SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 3715, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3715.
ContributionsHolzer, Harry J., 1957-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pagination32, [11] p. ;
Number of Pages32
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