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7. Behrman et al. (1980). 8. See Behrman et al. (1980) and Behrman and Taubman (1989). 9. Corcoran and Datcher (1981) indicate that much of sibling similarity in schooling and earnings can be proxied by a list of parental characteristics such as education; they do not worry how much of these effects are genetic or environmental, and sibling similarity omits about half of the genetic effect and specific environment provided by parents to a child. 10. There may be a bias in his data for our purposes because some members of a birth cohort died prior to the 1940 Censusthe first one used.
These benefits are available to retired members of the workforce 62 and over and their families. Some economists attribute the decline in poverty among the elderly and its increase among children to this pattern of mean earnings of prime-age males and social security. 1 The 1972 Social Security Amendments increased benefits by 20 percent and introduced an automatic indexing of benefits to ''keep pace with inflation,'' at a time when wages of men were not keeping up with inflation. Earnings of women increased but were still lower than men's and, as mentioned earlier, the number of children living with only one parent has been rising.
Some economic historian might find it interesting to calculate a "weighty" average of male and female slave prices for this civilization. , most attention has focused on the post-World War II period. However, Goldin (1990) has examined developments in the labor market for women back to the beginning of the nineteenth century. 5 around 1900. 6. 65. In judging the level and the time pattern in this ratio, several issues must be kept in mind. html10-03-2009 AM 03:40:29 page_27 < previous page page_27 next page > Page 27 married women participating in the labor force has more than doubled, reaching 60 percent in recent years.
Essays on the Economics of Discrimination by Emily P. Hoffman