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    • Changes in the Distribution of Workers’ Hourly Wages Between 1979 and 2009 

      Congressional Budget Office (2011-02-01)
      [Excerpt] This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study, which was prepared at the request of the chairman and former ranking member of the Senate Committee on Finance, documents changes in the level and distribution of ...
    • Immigration: The Effects on Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Native-Born Workers 

      Levine, Linda (2009-01-29)
      The large influx of immigrants in recent decades has led to an equally long, still unresolved debate over their effect on the labor market outcomes of native-born workers. Economic theory posits that an increase in the ...
    • Labor Economics 

      Boyer, George R.; Smith, Robert (1998-01-01)
      The authors hypothesize that most labor economists "sooner or later had to incorporate at least the appearance of institutional concerns in their papers to avoid indigestion whenever lunching with colleagues outside the ...
    • The People's Republic of China's Import Competition and Skill Demand in Japanese Manufacturing 

      Yamashita, Nobuaki (2017-01-01)
      This paper examines the hypothesis that manufacturing industries in Japan that have been exposed to import competition from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) experience greater skill upgrading (increased demand for ...
    • Understanding and Responding to Persistently High Unemployment 

      Congressional Budget Office (2012-02-01)
      [Excerpt] In this study, CBO examines a broad array of policy approaches designed to reduce unemployment. Some of those policies would aim to boost the economy and demand for goods and services, reflecting the fact that ...