This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: United Students Against Sweatshops Organization Activities Effectiveness Sharp Chapter 7: Poverty and Discrimination Definitions and statistics on poverty Income distribution Economic causes of poverty Marginal revenue product Wage differences vs. discrimination Old welfare system vs. new welfare system Earned income tax credit Negative income tax proposal Bonello Issue 3: Discrimination in Us. Labor Markets Discrimination among men: wage gap Audit studies and discrimination in hiring Discrimination and competitive markets Self-fulfilling prophecy Non-competing groups Market vs. individual discrimination Bonello Issue 11: Minimum Wages (and debate) Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 Negative economic effects Unemployment Higher prices Labor substitution Capital substitution Racial discrimination in hiring Human capital development...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course FIYS 147 taught by Professor Grote during the Fall '07 term at Lake Forest.
- Fall '07