Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes

We examine changes in the characteristics of American youth between the late 1970s and the late 1990s, with a focus on characteristics that matter for labor market success. The current generation is more skilled than the previous one. Blacks and Hispanics have gained relative to whites, and women ha...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Joseph G. Altonji
Prashant Bharadwaj
Fabian Lange
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 01.10.2012
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 30; no. 4; pp. 783 - 828
Data of publication: 20121001
ISSN: 0734-306X
1537-5307
EISSN: 1537-5307
Discipline: Economics
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