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November/December 2003, Vol. 126, Nos. 11 & 12
Exploring low-wage labor with the National Compensation Survey
Economist, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC.
E-mail: jbernstein @epinet.org
Research Economist, Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An analysis based on the National Compensation Survey of Occupational Wages indicates that low-wage work is concentrated in jobs that require low-level skills.
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