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Human Resource Economics and Public Policy
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This book pays tribute to Vernon M. Briggs Jr. and his enduring mark on the study of human resources. The chapters, by his students and colleagues, explore and extend Briggs's work on employment, education and training, immigration, and local labor markets. His unwavering emphasis on institutional reality, public policy, and economic dynamics animates the entire collection.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. ix
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  1. 1 - Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. 2 - Vernon Briggs: Real-World Labor Economist
  2. pp. 9-24
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  1. 3 - The Human Resource Economics of Vernon Briggs
  2. pp. 25-48
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  1. 4 - Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market
  2. pp. 49-77
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  1. 5 - Assessing the Briggs Approach to Political Refugee Policy
  2. pp. 79-99
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  1. 6 - Training and Immigration in the Real World
  2. pp. 101-110
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  1. 7 - Immigration Policy and Economic Development
  2. pp. 111-127
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  1. 8 - Employment and Wage Prospects of Black, White, and Hispanic Women
  2. pp. 129-160
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  1. 9 - The Misdirected Debate over the Economics of Disabilities Accommodation
  2. pp. 161-186
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  1. 10 - Learning Systems for a Globalized Economy
  2. pp. 187-214
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  1. 11 - Sectoral Approaches to Workforce Development
  2. pp. 215-252
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  1. Appendix A - Vernon M. Briggs Jr. Bibliography
  2. pp. 253-280
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  1. The Authors
  2. pp. 281-283
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 285-304
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  1. About the Institute
  2. p. 305
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