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The Great Compression of the 1940s: The Public versus the Private Sector


  • Margo, Robert A.
  • Finegan, T. Aldrich


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  • Margo, Robert A. & Finegan, T. Aldrich, 2002. "The Great Compression of the 1940s: The Public versus the Private Sector," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 183-203, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:39:y:2002:i:2:p:183-203

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    1. Richard B. Freeman, 1980. "Unionism and the Dispersion of Wages," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 34(1), pages 3-23, October.
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    3. Richard B. Freeman, 1998. "Spurts in Union Growth: Defining Moments and Social Processes," NBER Chapters,in: The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century, pages 265-296 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Freeman, Richard B, 1986. "Unionism Comes to the Public Sector," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 24(1), pages 41-86, March.
    5. Troesken, Werner, 1999. "Patronage and Public-Sector Wages in 1896," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 424-446, June.
    6. Lawrence F. Katz & Alan B. Krueger, 1991. "Changes in the Structure of Wages in the Public and Private Sectors," Working Papers 662, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
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