Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes

The market power hypothesis, which asserts that racial discrimination and market competition are inversely correlated, is challenged by the essays presented in Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes. These essays address a number of important topics - employment, wage inequality and discrimination, heal...

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Main Author: Mason, Patrick L.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Williams, Rhonda (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1997, 1997
Series:Recent Economic Thought Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Escape From Racism?
  • 1 The Status of Self-Employed and Employee African Americans in the New York City Construction Industry
  • 2 Black Employment Criminal Activity and entrepreneurship: A Case Study of New Jersey
  • II. Racial Wage Inequality and Discrimination 65
  • 3 Measuring Wage Discrimination During Periods of Growing Overall Wage Inequality
  • III. Health 91
  • 4 Will Greater Competition Improve the Markets for Health Care Services and the Health Outcomes for Black Americans?
  • 5 The Continuing Significance of Race in Meeting the Health Care Needs of Black Elderly
  • IV. Race, Crime, and the Neighborhood
  • 6 Race and Crime: What is the Connection?
  • 7 Why Does Race Matter in Housing and Credit Markets?