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Published: 08 March 2007

240 Pages | 3 tables and 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

  • First in a series of books published in conjunction with the IZA Institute for the Study of Labor
  • 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

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