Economic and Social Security and Substandard Working Conditions

October 1990
ILR Review;Oct90, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p183
Academic Journal
The article cites several ongoing research related to economic and social security and substandard working conditions as of October 1990. They include "Gender Differences in Opportunity to Advance of Business School Graduates," "Sample Selection and Statistical Discrimination," "The Impact of Mass Layoffs on the Earnings of Displaced Workers," "A Longitudinal Analysis of Participation in the Canadian Unemployment Insurance System," and "Occupational Segregation and Its Roots in Education."


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