Housing Booms, Labor Market Outcomes, and College Enrollments

Housing Booms, Labor Market Outcomes, and College Enrollments

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 i...

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.

Details

Duration:
53 minutes, 1 second
Recorded:
November 15, 2013
Published: February 6, 2014