Stages of Occupational Regulation
Evidence from Case Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: W.E. Upjohn Institute
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...1.1 Percentage of Union and Nonunion Workers Who Are Licensed 82.1 Attempts to Pass Licensing Regulations for Interior Designers in 212.4 Basic Data on Interior Designers from the American Community 302.5 An Analysis of the Role of Occupational Regulation on the 322.6 Effects of Interior Designer Regulation on Annual Hours of Labor 35...
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...5.1 Training and Qualifi cations for Becoming an Electrician 1316.1 A Static Simulation of the Effects of State Regulations on U.S. 2017.1 Sample Questions from the Princeton Data Improvement Initiative 226...
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I was left wanting more . . . I liken it to the cliffhanger in a work of —Alice Ramey (2010), Bureau of Labor Statistics economist, in her review of Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting As this epigraph attests, I am reasonably certain that at least one reader was on the edge of her seat while turning the pages of my last book, Licensing ...
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I am most grateful to a large number of individuals and institutions for their assistance in researching and writing this book. For their most valuable assistance I thank Hwikwon Ham, Matthew Hendricks, Grant Hoheisel, Kwon Won Park, and Evgeny Vorotnikov. The staff at the Herman Reference Room of the Center for Human Resources and Industrial Relations at the University ...
1 - Introduction and Overview
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...regulation of occupational labor markets is that these workers should be regulated to ensure quality providers and high levels of service. In only some narrow areas should competitive labor markets alone be dominant. Others argue that occupational labor markets should be free of government regulation because they have little need for licensing ...
2 - An Initial Stage of Regulation: Interior Designers
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A practice act allows individuals to become licensed with a state board in order to practice a scope of work previously not allowed to non-licensed individuals. These design services vary by state but typically include code affecting work. Most architecture and engineering laws have been written without regard to the capabili-...
3 - The Rise, Fall, and Regulation of Mortgage Brokers
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... People think they can make a quick buck, but they’re not in it for salesman will all of a sudden be a mortgage broker, but come next mortgage borrowers with lenders and assist them in completing the loan origination process for the purpose of purchasing property.1 Bro-kers have typically operated as independent service providers, not as ...
4 - Occupational Regulation of Child Care Services
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Empirical research cannot tell us for sure how zealously the gov-pre-K programs, but it can draw our attention to quality variables that really matter. Strong empirical research, combined with clear child care and education. Already, it has helped us to distinguish The regulation of child care services presents a unique opportu-...
5 - Of Life, Limbs, and Licensing: Electricians and Plumbers
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...nonholders. Indeed, so important has the license become that out-siders wishing to compete for business in an area where they do not have a license may seek out a license holder who is no longer actively engaged in the business and arrange to rent his master’s feel that such licensing makes it easier for outsiders to compete ...
6 - Battles among Universally Licensed Occupations
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Whether or not a dental hygiene clinic can be a successful busi-ness model is none of a dentist’s business. The free market system will determine that, not a dentist. Most dentists are notoriously The American Dental Association has taken a strong stance against dental therapists in Minnesota and nationally, arguing that only a ...
7 - Lessons from Studies on the Stages of Occupational Regulation
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The essential task of democratic society is to establish a proper racy is the threat of overthrowing the equilibrium either by exces-the irresponsibility and inequalities of completely unregulated ment and more immediately pertinent to the problems involved in state licensing of occupations is the role of government in rec-...
Appendix A: Details of the Characteristics of Preschool Center-Based and Family-Based Regulation Variables and Index Composition
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Appendix B: Adoption of Occupational Regulations by State Statute for Electricians
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Appendix C: Data Developed from the American Community Survey (ACS)
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To generate the sample of dentists and dental hygienists, we started by dropping individuals who belong to the categories “Working without pay in family business or farm” and “Unemployed.” Thus, the sample includes individuals who belong to the classes of 1) private wage and salary workers, 2)...
Appendix D: Statutory Right to an Occupation
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Appendix E: Data Sources Used in This Volume
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Morris M. Kleiner is a professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and he teaches at the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies, both at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. He has received many teaching awards including university- and school-wide ones for classes in public affairs, business, and economics. He is a research associate in labor studies with the ...
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About the Institute
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The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research is a nonprofi t research organization devoted to fi nding and promoting solutions to employment-related problems at the national, state, and local levels. It is an activity of the W.E. Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation, which was established in 1932 to administer a fund set aside by Dr. W.E. Upjohn, founder of The Upjohn ...
Publication Year: 2013