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1 TA names and discussion section times Fri 12:00-12:50 Michael Miyake Wed 3:00-3:50 Jennifer Chen Wed 2:00-2:50 Aaron Schroeder Wed 12:00-12:50 Paul Lombardi Mon 4:00-4:50 Cynthia Wu Mon 2:00-2:50 Jaime Thomas • Exam on Wednesday will cover only Chapters 10-12 • Extra office hours Tuesday Feb 24 1:30- 3:20 in Sequoyah 231 • Discussion sections will not meet on Wednesday and Friday Chapter 13: Labor Markets, Poverty, and Income Distribution D. Determinants of wages 1. Wages when all people have same abilities and same interests and all jobs look alike 2. Wages when some people are unable or unwilling to do certain jobs 3. Wages when some people are restricted from doing certain jobs 4. Discrimination Median Weekly Earnings: white men: $833 white women: $667 black men: $618 black women: $569 Source: BLS, “Usual Weekly Earnings” Could such differences be explained by differences in human capital or work preferences? Fraction of population with bachelor’s degree or higher: whites: 27.6% blacks: 17.3% Source: US Census Bureau, Educational Attainment in the United States: 2003 Average hours worked per week: men: 41.6 women: 35.9 Source: BLS, “Characteristics of the Employed”
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  • Spring '09
  • HAMILTON
  • Income distribution, wages E. Measuring, Jaime Thomas Cynthia Wu Paul Lombardi Aaron Schroeder Jennifer Chen Michael Miyake

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