Understanding Recent Empirical Evidence on Race and Labor Market Outcomes in the USA

@article{Mason2000UnderstandingRE,
  title={Understanding Recent Empirical Evidence on Race and Labor Market Outcomes in the USA},
  author={P. Mason},
  journal={Review of Social Economy},
  year={2000},
  volume={58},
  pages={319 - 338}
}
  • P. Mason
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • Review of Social Economy
  • Racial inequality remains a substantial problem in American society. Competing explanations of African American - white inequality often overlap but they are often also quite contentious. Recent empirical studies on the role of race and labor have tended to absolve the market process of contributing to persistent racial discrimination. The most sophisticated studies that claim to show no discrimination within the labor market rely on a single test score variable (the AFQT) within one dataset… CONTINUE READING
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