Housing Booms, Labor Market Outcomes, and College Enrollments

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November 15, 2013
February 6, 2014
UChicago Creative

Summary

Erik Hurst, the V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, presents work examining how a booming construction sector offset an accelerating decline in manufacturing sector employment, with clear shifts in labor outcomes and educational attainment.