Is the growing skill premium a purely metropolitan issue?
AbstractThis paper documents that virtually all of the growth in the skilled wage premium over the 1980s in the United States was confined to metropolitan areas. Explanations for the growing skilled premium will therefore need to take location into account.
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Volume (Year): 102 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
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Skilled wage premium Metropolitan areas;
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- Chul Chung & Jeremy Clark & Bonggeun Kim, 2008. "Is the Growing Skill Premium a Purely Metropolitan Issue?," Working Papers in Economics 08/10, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
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