labor market implications of an economy-wide affirmative action program

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Wages -- United States -- Mathematical models, Income distribution -- United States -- Mathematical models, Labor policy -- United States, Affirmative action programs -- United S
StatementGeorge E. Johnson, Finis Welch.
SeriesRand paper series -- P-5651, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-5651.
ContributionsWelch, Finis, 1938-
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential impact, on the distribution of labor income, of a policy that requires that in each firm minority workers: (1) receive the same wages as majority workers given the same job classifications and, (2) are employed in the same proportion as majority workers in all job classifications.

This analysis is directed to the question of the maximum Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, George Edwards, Labor market implications of an economy-wide affirmative action program.

Analyzes some of the economic implications of an economy-wide affirmative action program requiring that minority and majority workers in the same job classification receive the same wage.

The program also specifies a minimum minority/majority employment ratio for each job by: Affirmative action: a documentary history / Published: () Race versus class: the new affirmative action debate / Published: () The labor market implications of an economy-wide affirmative action program / by: Johnson, George Edwards, Published: ().

George Edwards Johnson has written: 'The labor market implications of an economy-wide affirmative action program' -- subject(s): Affirmative action programs, Income distribution, Labor policy.

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Downloadable (with restrictions). This chapter reviews options of labor market modeling in a computable general equilibrium framework. On the labor supply side, two principal modeling options are distinguished and discussed: aggregated, representative households and microsimulation based on individual household data.

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The motivation for redistribution along racial lines in the model is an inefficiency in the labor market creating rents for those holding good jobs, coupled with an exogenously (historically) given difference in the distributions of human capital across races.

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What this report finds: Black-white wage gaps are larger today than they were inbut the increase has not occurred along a straight line. During the early s, rising unemployment, declining unionization, and policies such as the failure to raise the minimum wage and lax enforcement of anti-discrimination laws contributed to the growing black-white.

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Full text of "Gender disparities in Africa's labor market" See other formats. previous literature. The implications of labor market quotas are studied in Section 4 and in Section 5 we discuss how the labor market quota in our model corresponds with actual affirmative action policies.

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