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Introduction to Symposium on the Working Poor


  • Marlene Kim

    () (Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University)


This is a short introduction to the four paper symposium on the working poor in this issue.

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  • Marlene Kim, 1999. "Introduction to Symposium on the Working Poor," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 25(2), pages 151-153, Spring.
  • Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:25:y:1999:i:2:p:151-153

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    1. Steve J. Davis & John Haltiwanger, 1991. "Wage Dispersion Between and Within U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-1986," NBER Working Papers 3722, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Bound, John & Johnson, George, 1992. "Changes in the Structure of Wages in the 1980's: An Evaluation of Alternative Explanations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 82(3), pages 371-392, June.
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    Earnings; Poor;

    JEL classification:

    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty


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