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Jonathan D. Karmel

in Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter Four presents up-to-date workplace injury and death statistics from the Bureau of Labor Standards and discusses the inability of OSHA to meaningfully investigate American worksites and ... More


Measuring Output and Productivity in Private Hospitals

Brian Chansky, Corby Garner, and Ronjoy Raichoudhary

in Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226530857
eISBN:
9780226530994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530994.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This paper presents initial research on measuring productivity growth in private hospitals from 1993 to 2010. Three measures of hospital productivity are developed based on different output concepts. ... More


Mississippi, Who Has Been the Taillight, Can Now Be the Headlight: The Council’s International Work, 1975–1985

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the National Council of Negro Women's (NCNW) international work, focusing especially on NCNW's postwar work for human rights and its later formation of an international division ... More


Apparel Prices 1914–1993 and the Hulten/Bruegel Paradox

Robert J. Gordon (ed.)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter describes the comparison of hedonic and matched-model (MM) indexes for apparel prices in the United States using Sears catalogue data over the period 1914–1993, and compares the ... More


A Day in the Life of a Bishop

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

in Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the normal daily routines that bishops follow and compares their averages (in terms of hours spent sleeping and working) to those of other American males in their same age ... More


The U.S. Unemployment Rate: Development and Debate

Frank Stricker

in American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Creating a scientific survey of unemployment in the 1930s and 1940s was an advance for people’s understanding of unemployment and for rational government policy. Many government officials, including ... More


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