2006

Jacob Mincer A Pioneer of Modern Labor Economics

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ISBN: 978-0-387-29174-1 (Print) 978-0-387-29175-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Jacob Mincer in Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-5

      Some Brief Remarks on the Life and Work of Jacob Mincer

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      Pages 7-18

      An Interview with Jacob Mincer

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      Pages 19-20

      Acceptance Speech Upon Receiving the First Iza Prize November 24th 2002 in New York

  2. Columbia’s Labor Workshop in the 1960s

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-27

      Working with Jacob Mincer: Reminiscences of Columbia’s Labor Workshop

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      Pages 29-33

      Labor Economics Mincer-Style: A Personal Reflection

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      Pages 35-35

      Remarks Following the Final Session of the Conference in his Honor, Held at Columbia University on July 15, 2002

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      Pages 37-49

      The New Home Economics at Columbia and Chicago

  3. Jacob Mincer on Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-77

      Technology and the Labor Market

  4. Jacob Mincer and Human Capital: New Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-108

      Proving Mincer Right: Mincer’s Overtaking Point and the Lifecycle Earnings Distribution

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      Pages 109-126

      Jacob Mincer, Experience and the Distribution of Earnings

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      Pages 127-145

      The “Mincer Equation” Thirty Years After Schooling, Experience, and Earnings

  5. Mincer and the New Home Economics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-159

      Jacob Mincer and Labor Supply — Before and Aftermath

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      Pages 161-172

      Household Production and Health

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      Pages 173-185

      Household Production and Children