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October 1999, Vol. 122, No. 10
Changing inequality in work injuries and work timing
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin, and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
A new study suggests that, over the past 20 years, the burdens of working at undesirable times—evenings and nights—and the risk of occupational injury have increasingly been borne by lower-wage workers.
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