Econ 144-4 - Econ1444 17:02 Review

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Econ 144-4 17:02 Review Small group discussion: Racial Inequality in education attainment and in median annual  earnings among college degree holders Social and economic implications of racial inequality in education, earnings and  employment Earnings and employment inequality by race remain after amount and type of education  is taken into account The fact that measurable education, training and other worker characteristics cannot  explain all of the racial inequality we observe fosters a debate among scholars about  whether and how racial discrimination is a factor Labor force participation – more likely to be working or looking for work Earnings vs. Income Earnings – wages or salaries paid to an individual for labor time. Most families in the US  depend on earnings to survive. Earnings are a flow – usually reported hourly, weekly or  annually.
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course ECON 144 taught by Professor Lisasaunders during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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Econ 144-4 - Econ1444 17:02 Review

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