Harry J. Holzer

The Urban Institute and Georgetown University

Harry J. Holzer, professor of economics and research affiliate at the Population Studies Center, Michigan State University, spent a semester writing papers based on the survey of employers he conducted for the Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality. His work is aimed at sorting out the relative importance of skills and credentials, geographic location, and employer discrimination as explanations for the barriers that African Americans face in the labor market.


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