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December 2019

70 years of the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Teresa L. Morisi

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is celebrating 70 years as a popular and trusted source for career guidance.

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Book Reviews

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American identity through the lens of economic success

Connor Borkowski

A brief synopsis of postwar America in an economic focus.

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Beyond BLS

School start times, academic achievement, and time use

Jeffrey A. Groen, Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia

Later school start times improve students’ test scores.

Do performance-based payment schemes make you work longer and harder?

Yavor Ivanchev

A field experiment suggests that bonus pay increases worker effort on both the extensive and intensive margins.

Why lifetime earnings vary across different occupation categories

Lisa N. Huynh

Several factors can affect earning gaps among occupations.

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