TITLE

Research Summaries

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Charles M.
PUB. DATE
March 1969
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Mar69, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the improvement of the employment situation in poverty neighborhoods in metropolitan areas in the U.S. Decline in the unemployment rate; Average of wages in the footwear manufacturing industry; Factors contributing to the variations in earnings.
ACCESSION #
9210052

 

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