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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Wages and Working Conditions

Author

Stanley Lebergott

Category

Labor and Demographic Economics

Type

Article

Description

CEOs of multinational corporations, exotic dancers, and children with lemonade stands have at least one thing in common. They all expect a return for their effort. Most workers get that return in a subtle and ever-changing combination of money wages and working conditions. This article describes how they changed for the typical U.S. worker during the twentieth century.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/WagesandWorkingConditions.html
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