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Title The Black youth employment crisis / edited by Richard B. Freeman and Harry J. Holzer.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986.


Physical description viii, 469 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series A National Bureau of Economic Research project report.
National Bureau of Economic Research project report.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Summary In recent years, the earnings of young blacks have risen substantially relative to those of young whites, but their rates of joblessness have also risen to crisis levels. The paper in this volume, drawing on the results of a groundbreaking survey conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, analyze the history, causes, and features of the crisis. The findings they report and conclusions they reach revise accepted explanations of black youth unemployment.
Other author Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943-
Holzer, Harry J., 1957-
Subject African American youth -- Employment -- Congresses.
Unemployment -- United States -- Congresses.
ISBN 0226261646