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Policy lessons from three labor market experiments

Gary T. Burtless

Policy lessons from three labor market experiments

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Published by University of Wisconsin-Madison in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public service employment -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Manpower policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGary Burtless, Robert H. Haveman.
      SeriesDiscussion paper / Institute for Research on Poverty ;, 746-84, Discussion papers (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty) ;, 84-746.
      ContributionsHaveman, Robert H., University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5713.6.U54 B87 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 p. ;
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2152341M
      LC Control Number88621984

      Yes, the laws of demand and supply continue to hold in labor markets. The law of demand holds that as the price of something rises, the quantity demanded tends to fall. As the price of a certain kind of labor rises—measured as the wage per hour or the salary—employers will have an incentive to reduce the quantity demanded of that labor. “Policy Lessons from Three Labor Market Experiments,” (with G. Burtless) in T. Robson, ed. Employment and Training R & D (Kalamazoo: Upjohn Institute, ). (Reprinted in L. Aiken and B. Kehrer, eds., Evaluation Review Studies Annual (Sage Publications, ). Acknowledgments. Machine-readable bibliographic record - MARC, RIS, BibTeX Document Object Identifier (DOI): /w Published: Field Experiments in Labor Economics, joint with John , Chapter 2 in Handbook of Labor Economics Volume 4a, O. Ashenfelter and D. Card (editors), Elsevier, , pp Users who downloaded this paper also downloaded* these.


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Experiments have addressed core labor market topics such as labor supply, job search, and human capital accumulation, and have been central to the academic literature and policy discussion, particularly in the United States, for many decades.

2 In these notes, we briefly review selected topics in labor market policy though the lens of behavioral economics. We identify aspects of existing U.S.

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