Black Economic Progress after 1964: Who Has Gained and Why?
In: Studies in Labor Markets
AbstractThis study used three types of evidence to analyze the nature and cause of black economic progress in post-World War II years: aggregate evidence on the timing and incidence among skill groups of changes in the relative earnings or occupational position of blacks; cross-sectional evidence on the family background determinants of the socioeconomic achievement of blacks; and information from company personnel offices regarding personnel policies toward black (and other) workers affected by civil rights legislation.
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- Richard B. Freeman, 1978. "Black Economic Progress after 1964: Who Has Gained and Why?," NBER Working Papers 0282, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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