Econ113Lect12F

Econ113Lect12F - (Such as case studies, polling) What is...

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ECON 113: AMERICAN ECONOMIC HISTORY Lecture 12
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Agenda Evaluations Review of Cutler, Glaser & Vigdor; Massey & Denton; Goldin & Katz; Goldin & Margo Announcements: Bring blue book to the final Office hours: Today after class; Friday 3:30pm until… in 608-6 Evans Hall Return of Homework #5 with comments: Next Tuesday – Pick up in my mailbox (5 th floor Evans Hall) If you need special arrangements for the final, e-mail me ASAP!!
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Final Exam Question: Part III, #6 What led to the rise and eventual decline of the American ghetto? Specially, explain the indices of dissimilarity and isolation and their uses.
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How to answer Define the Index of Dissimilarity and Isolation Identify what led to the rise and eventual decline of the ghetto Factors which led to migration out of the South to the North? Why did ghettos form? To what extent have they dissolved? Why is the (3-phase theory) of Cutler, Glaeser & Vigdor? Methods of C,G+V?
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Unformatted text preview: (Such as case studies, polling) What is the role of Massey & Dentons work? The effects of government policy Explaining mechanisms of collective action racism Final Exam Question: Part III, #5 What does the history of inequality tell us about the income and wage gaps after 1980? Specially, what roles do technical change, trade, immigration, education and government policy play? How to answer Explain the changes in wage inequality from the end of the 19 th century to the present What are the roles of education and government policy as Goldin & Katz and Goldin & Margo argue? What is the High School Movement and how does it fit in here? Role of the NWLB? Relationship between the demand for unskilled labor and wage inequality in mid-century? Taking issue with the two articles is encouraged but not necessary State your view on the role of technical change, trade and immigration...
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