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Author Palmer, Ian
Title Human capital in the context of race, gender and geography [electronic resource] : how does it really help to get a good job? / by Ian Palmer.
Publication Info. 2013
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  Electronic Resource - WSU ETD    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 43 p.
Note Advisor: David Fasenfest.
Thesis Thesis (M.A.) -- Wayne State University, 2013.
Summary Human capital appears to be no longer adequate to explain why some people get good jobs and others get bad jobs. Increasingly, a person's race, gender, class and geographical location seem to be better predictors for the type of jobs people secure. The data that is used to explore the problem comes from a phone survey of Southeastern Michigan conducted during 2002 and 2003. Geographic space definitely affected demographic variables when looking at the makeup of the temporary workforce.
Subject Labor supply -- United States
Demography
Forecasting
Added Title Wayne State University thesis (M.A.) : Sociology (Labor)
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