This study, first published in 1996, investigates the effects that local labor market conditions may have on the economic status of women and blacks, relative to their white male counterparts. More precisely, it examines the impact that local labor market conditions have on estimates of labor market discrimination investigated in this study are wage discrimination and occupational discrimination. This title will be of interest to students of sociology, gender studies and urban studies.
Table of Contents
List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction 2. Review of the Literature 3. Local Labor Markets and Discrimination 4. The Wage Model: Empirical Specification and Results 5. The Occupational Distributions of Women and Blacks Relative to White Men 6. Summary and Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index