Contents: Introduction; The Davis-Bacon Act of 1931 (As Amended); Origins of the Act; A Gradual Process of Evolution; Early Modification; A Period of Growing Contentiousness. Getting to Know the Davis-Bacon Act, Pro and Con; Arguments generally critical of Davis-Bacon; Arguments generally supportive of Davis-Bacon. How good is the information we have concerning the effects of the Davis-Bacon Act? The general nature of Davis-Bacon Research; Significant gaps; Some agency studies; Views from the private sectors; Bibliography; Index.
William G Whittaker