Racial Differences in Job Search and Wages

Kidder, Alice Handsaker
July 1968
Monthly Labor Review;Jul68, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p24
Academic Journal
Discusses racial differences in job search and wages in the U.S. in the 1960s. Comparison of patterns of job search by race; Assessment of race impact on wage differentials; Impact of race on job search success; Sources of job information; Discrimination in job search.


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