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Changes in the distribution of wages, 1940-1950

Robert A. Margo

Changes in the distribution of wages, 1940-1950

the public vs. the private sector

by Robert A. Margo

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Wage differentials -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert A. Margo, T. Aldrich Finegan.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5389, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5389.
    ContributionsFinegan, Thomas Aldrich, 1929-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26, [10] p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22414372M

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The Private Sector (December ). NBER Working Paper No. wCited by: 3. Downloadable. Between and wage differentials within and between labor market groups narrowed significantly - the so-called 'Great Compression'.

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