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eBook How We Live: An Economic Perspective on Americans from Birth to Death ePub

by Victor Fuchs

  • ISBN: 0674412257
  • Category: Economics
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: Victor Fuchs
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press; First Edition edition (April 15, 1983)
  • Pages: 293
  • ePub book: 1810 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1476 kb
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Victor Fuchs, author of Who Shall Live?, cuts through the hand wringing and the pop panaceas for America's current social crises in a brilliant analysis of the way we live. The facts are familiar. A doubled rate of divorce. A birth rate cut nearly in half while the percentage of illegitimate births nearly tripled. The young face dismal job prospects.

Fuchs thinks the causality runs from gratification-delay to schooling, but says he can't prove i. Moving on, he finds all adolescents staying in school longer and more (hot fewer) adolescents getting jobs-but, as publicized, relatively. Moving on, he finds all adolescents staying in school longer and more (hot fewer) adolescents getting jobs-but, as publicized, relatively fewer young blacks are working. HOW WE LIVE: An Economic Perspective on Americans from Birth to Death.

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