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Changes in Income Distribution in Brazil  

Rodolfo Hoffmann

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
Income inequality in Brazil, already high, increased after the military coup of 1964 and remained very high even after democratization in the 1980s. It decreased substantially in the ... More

The Employment Impact of Casino Gambling in the U.S.  

Gary Anders

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Casino gambling has become a popular economic development strategy. This chapter examines the impact of casinos on employment as determined by an econometric analysis of state-level data ... More

Employment in Black Urban Labor Markets: Problems and Solutions  

Judith K. Hellerstein and David Neumark

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This article examines the roles of place and race in determining black employment rates in urban areas. It begins by presenting some of the basic facts on labor market problems with respect to black ... More

Labor Market Development in Brazil: Formalization at Last?  

Celia Lessa Kerstenetzky and Danielle Carusi Machado

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
After presenting general facts concerning the evolution of the labor market in Brazil over the 2004–2014 decade, this chapter documents the outstanding formalization process that took ... More

Nevada’s Regulated Brothels  

Barbara G. Brents

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Oct 2016
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Dec 2016
This chapter examines how brothels are regulated in Nevada. More specifically, it looks at how local municipalities in Nevada—the only US state that has legalized prostitution—regulate ... More

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