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  • Paper: Industry concentration contributes to job quality erosion, wage stagnation

    Photo of U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Richard Benton

    Dominant firms in concentrated industries can play a role in job quality erosion and wage stagnation for U.S. workers, says new research co-written by U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Richard Benton (pictured) and U. of I. graduate student Ki-Jung Kim.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Richard Benton, call 217-265-5121; email rabenton@illinois.edu.

    The paper “The dependency structure of bad jobs: How market constraint undermines job quality” is available online.

    DOI: 10.1177/0019793920936250