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The State of Working America : 1992-93 - Lawrence Mishel

The State of Working America


Hardcover Published: 31st July 1993
ISBN: 9781563242113
Number Of Pages: 520
For Ages: 18 years old

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Drawing on a variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, employment, wealth, health care and poverty, this text provides a portrait of the living standards of Americans in the mid-1990s. It contains up-to-date data from the US Census.

Executive Summaryp. 1
Introductionp. 13
Presentation and Methodologyp. 25
Acknowledgementsp. 29
Family Income: Slow and Unequal Growthp. 31
Taxes: a Further Cause of Worsening Inequalityp. 97
Wages: Working Longer for Lessp. 129
Jobs: Worsening Underemploymentp. 215
Wealth: Losses for Most, Gains for Fewp. 251
Poverty: High Rates of Poverty Unresponsive to Economic Expansionp. 271
Regional Analysis: the Differences in Growth by Region and Residencep. 315
Losing Access to Basic Necessities: Education, Housing, Health Care, and Child Carep. 357
International Comparisons: the United States is Falling Behindp. 419
Table Notesp. 451
Figure Notesp. 475
Appendix: Wage Analysis Computationsp. 479
Bibliographyp. 483
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ISBN: 9781563242113
ISBN-10: 1563242117
Series: State of Working America (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 520
Published: 31st July 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 16.51  x 3.73
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 1992
Edition Type: New edition

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