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America Works: Critical Thoughts on the Exceptional U.S. Labor Market Hardcover – April 30, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0871542830 ISBN-10: 0871542838 Edition: First Edition

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RICHARD B. FREEMAN is Herbert S. Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
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  • Hardcover: 206 pages
  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation; First Edition edition (April 30, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0871542838
  • ISBN-13: 978-0871542830
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,743,606 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Scott M. Loblaw on October 6, 2007
Format: Hardcover
Freeman offers an eye-opening perspective on the forces that have changed and developed the U.S. Labor Market. He highlights what he perceives to be it's biggest problems and offers explanations as well as recommendations to help the U.S. Labor Market. The final chapters really get past all of the historical forces that have brought it to where it is and offer a view of the future and challenges that must be met. It is a must read for anyone who is a part of the U.S. Labor Market - that means you!
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