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ISBN10: 0880993324 ISBN13: 9780880993326 DDC: 331.10973 LCC: HD5724 Edition: (hardcover : alk. paper)


The outgrowth of a conference sponsored by the Upjohn Institute in Washington, D.C., in June 2007. Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction and overview / Timothy J. Bartik and Susan N. Houseman -- Are skills the problem?: reforming the education and training system in the United States / Robert I. Lerman -- Revising employers' role in sponsoring and financing health insurance and medical care / Katherine Swartz -- Trade and immigration: implications for the U.S. labor market / Lori G. Kletzer -- Removing barriers to work for older Americans / Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman -- Improving job quality: policies aimed at the demand side of the low-wage labor market / Paul Osterman -- Boosting the earnings and employment of low-skilled workers in the United States: making work pay and removing barriers to employment and social mobility / Steven Raphael.


  • LCC: HD5724
  • Dewey Decimal: 331.10973

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: ix, 327 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (hardcover : alk. paper)


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