• The Wage Mobility of Low-Wage Workers in a Changing Economy, 1968 to 2014
Figure 1. Size of U.S. Low-Wage Labor Market, 1967–2015 Source: Author's calculations based on the PSID (2018) and CPS (). Note: The median low-wage threshold refers to two-thirds of the median wage for full-time workers. The mean threshold is two-thirds of the mean wage for all workers.
Figure 1.

Size of U.S. Low-Wage Labor Market, 1967–2015

Source: Author's calculations based on the PSID (2018) and CPS (Flood et al. 2018).

Note: The median low-wage threshold refers to two-thirds of the median wage for full-time workers. The mean threshold is two-thirds of the mean wage for all workers.

Direct correspondence to: Michael A. Schultz at schultzm@live.unc.edu, 155 Hamilton Hall, CB#3210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Additional Information

ISSN
2377-8261
Print ISSN
2377-8253
Pages
159-205
Launched on MUSE
2019-09-19
Open Access
Yes
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