By James J. Heckman (auth.), Shoshana Grossbard (eds.)
This quantity comprises essays by means of or approximately Jacob Mincer who, in addition to Gary Becker, is a founder of glossy empirical hard work economics. His method analyzes the economics of the operating international, and his human capital version is a primary software in empirical economics.
This is a really own assortment. It not just examines Mincer’s study; it additionally assesses the effect of his paintings at the careers of a number of vital economists and contains parts of Mincer’s correspondence with these students.
Shoshana Grossbard is professor of economics at San Diego country collage and founding editor of the evaluate of Economics of the loved ones. She graduated from the college of Chicago the place she studied New domestic Economics with Jacob Mincer and Gary Becker. Professor Grossbard teaches and lectures through the international and is the writer of 5 past books and greater than forty magazine articles.
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Ockham had several forms for the principle. The most common is: Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate. See Philotheus Boehner (1958), p. 155. 2. Only much later in joint work with Bong Yoon (1987) was I able to modify Mincer’s earnings function speciﬁcation to develop a ‘‘two-tiered earnings function’’ incorporating incomplete employer and employee information in a way I believe can shed light on employer statistical discrimination. REFERENCES Boehner, Philotheus. (1958). Collected articles on Ockham.
Mincer, Jacob. (1974). Schooling, Experience and Earnings, National Bureau of Economic Research. 5. LABOR ECONOMICS MINCER-STYLE: A PERSONAL REFLECTION* BY SOLOMON W. POLACHEK ABSTRACT Between 1957 and 1974 Jacob Mincer pioneered important new approaches to labor economics. In the years since these seminal discoveries, he, as well as generations of his students and colleagues at Columbia University and elsewhere, adopted these innovations to reach important conclusions about human wellbeing. In 1967 I was lucky enough to arrive as a graduate student at Columbia University, just at the peak of this research revolution.
Studies in Human Capital: Collected Essays of Jacob Mincer Volume 1. Cambridge, UK: Edward Elgar. Mincer, Jacob. (1993). Studies in Labor Supply: Collected Essays of Jacob Mincer Volume 2. Cambridge, UK: Edward Elgar. 5. Labor Economics Mincer-Style: A Personal Reﬂection 33 Mincer, Jacob. (1997). ‘‘Changes in Wage Inequality, 1970–1990,’’ in S. ), Research in Labor Economics, 16: 1–18. Mincer, Jacob. (1998). S. ), Research in Labor Economics, 17: 277–304. Mincer, Jacob and Solomon Polachek. (1974).