Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 May 2007

208 Pages | 3 tables 1 photograph

ISBN: 9780199211319

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Jacob Mincer

The Founding Father of Modern Labor Economics

Pedro N. Teixeira

IZA Prize in Labor Economics

  • The original title published in conjunction with the IZA Institute for the Study of Labor to mark the IZA Prize in Labor Economics
  • Presents and analyzes the work of Jacob Mincer- the founding father of modern labor economics
  • Includes a discussion of Mincer's significant contributions to the concepts of human capital, labor force supply, and job mobility