Are Franchises Bad Employers?
Peter Cappelli and Monika Hamori


Time Out of Work and Skill Depreciation
Per-Anders Edin and Magnus Gustavsson


Wage and Injury Response to Shifts in Workplace Liability
Richard J. Butler and John D. Worrall


Trends in the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban China, 1988-2004
Junsen Zhang, Jun Han, Pak-Wai Liu, and Yaohui Zhao

Book Reviews


Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children
Greg J. Duncan, Aletha C. Huston, and Thomas S. Weisner


The Declining Significance of Gender?
Francine D. Blau, Mary C. Brinton, and David B. Grusky