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The Evolution of Labor Earnings Risk in the US Economy

Flavio Cunha and James Heckman

No 665, 2006 Meeting Papers from Society for Economic Dynamics

Abstract: In this paper we build on the Cunha, Heckman and Navarro (2005) and show that labor earnings risk has increased considerably over time and it has increased more for lower skill groups than higher skill groups

Keywords: risk; heterogeneity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C33 D84 I21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006-12-03
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