Occupational Licensing Reduces Racial and Gender Wage Gaps: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation
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Keywordswage inequality; statistical discrimination; occupational licensing; screening; signaling; optimal regulation;
- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
- J70 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - General
- K23 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Regulated Industries and Administrative Law
- K31 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Labor Law
- L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
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- NEP-ALL-2017-07-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2017-07-09 (Business Economics)
- NEP-GEN-2017-07-09 (Gender)
- NEP-HME-2017-07-09 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-HRM-2017-07-09 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAW-2017-07-09 (Law & Economics)
- NEP-LMA-2017-07-09 (Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages)
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