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Skill Dispersion and Earnings Inequality

Edward N. Wolff

in Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter confronts the third of the four paradoxes. Standard human capital theory predicts that, as the variance (dispersion) in educational attainment declines, so should the inequality of ... More


Linking Education and Employment: A Foundational Competency Framework for Career Success

Hope Clark

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of various frameworks for organizing and measuring foundational academic and workplace competencies that are needed for broad career success and expands on research ... More


The Growth of the Information Economy

Edward N. Wolff

in Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter documents the growth of information workers in the US economy during the postwar period and analyzes the sources of this expansion. The growth in the information economy is important for ... More


Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work

Sharon S. Oselin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785881
eISBN:
9780814770726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785881.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While street prostitutes comprise only a small minority of sex workers, they have the highest rates of physical and sexual abuse, arrest and incarceration, drug addiction, and stigmatization, which ... More


Conclusion Attribution, Authenticity, & the Corporate Production of Technology and Culture

Catherine L. Fisk

in Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833025
eISBN:
9781469605333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899069_fisk.15
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In conclusion, this book discusses how the growth of corporations and the rapid spread of office and factory work significantly changed the application of legal rules regarding intellectual property ... More


Accreditation: Official Recognition of a New Vision of Higher Education

Teri Cannon

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0026
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

American accrediting agencies have been under increasing pressure from the government, employers, and other policy makers. These agencies are being asked to hold accredited educational institutions ... More


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