134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century
Economic gains for America’s Black workers stalled in the 1970s. Why things had improved during the Great Migration, why that stopped, and what international trade had to do with it. Ellora Derenoncourt (UC Berkeley), Mary Kate Batistich (Notre Dame) and Timothy Bond (Purdue University) join to explain.Read more…
- Ellora Derenoncourt. 2019. Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration. Manuscript, December.
- Ellora Derenoncourt and Claire Montialoux. 2020. Minimum wages and racial inequality. Manuscript, June.
- Mary Kate Batistich and Timothy N. Bond. 2019. Stalled Racial Progress and Japanese Trade in the 1970s and 1980s. Manuscript, February.
- Bayer, Patrick and Kerwin Kofi Charles. 2018. Divergent Paths: Structural Change, Economic Rank, and the Evolution of Black-White Earnings Differences, 1940-2014. Quarterly Journal of Economics.