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Occupational Licensing: Improving Access to Regulatory Information

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  • Morris M. Kleiner

    (University of Minnesota)

  • Edward J. Timmons

    (Saint Francis University)

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Occupational licensing affects more than one in five workers in the US, but research is often limited by the high cost of obtaining regulatory data. We highlight existing and forthcoming databases of regulatory information. We also summarize the papers included in this volume and discuss their contribution to the literature.

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  • Morris M. Kleiner & Edward J. Timmons, 2020. "Occupational Licensing: Improving Access to Regulatory Information," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 41(4), pages 333-337, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jlabre:v:41:y:2020:i:4:d:10.1007_s12122-020-09314-3
    DOI: 10.1007/s12122-020-09314-3
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