List of contributors. Preface (S.W. Polachek). Technology, unemployment, and inflation (S. Danninger, J. Mincer). The incidence of overschooling and underschooling and its effect on earnings in the United States and Hong Kong (E. Cohn, E. Johnson and Y.Chu Ng). Do higher returns to college education encourage college enrollments? an analysis by race (S.L. Averett, M.C. McLennan and M. Young). Do compulsory school attendance laws alone explain the association between quarter of birth and earnings (J. Bound, D.A. Jaeger). Motivation and labor market outcomes (A.H. Goldsmith, J.R. Veum and W. Darity Jr.). Career hierarchy in dual-earner families (A.E. Winkler, D.C. Rose). Job mobility in the 1990s Britain: does gender matter? (A.L. Booth, M. Francesconi). Measuring relative quality of life from a cross-migration regression, with an application to Canadian provinces (S. Douglas, H.J. Wall). Employer provided pension data in the NLS mature women's survey and in the health and retirement study (A.L. Gustman, T.L. Steinmeier). A test of Lazear's mandatory retirement model (S. Stern, P. Todd). Do public works programs work in Eastern Germany? (F. Kraus, P.A. Puhani and V. Steiner). The supply-side effects of universal health coverage: what can we learn from individuals with spousal coverage? (A.J. Wellington, D.A. Cobb-Clark). Dimensions of the wage-unemployment relationship in the Nordic countries: wage flexibility without wage curves (K. Albo et al.). The extent and consequences of downward nominal wage rigidity (J.G. Altonji, P.J. Devereux).