An examination of the utility bearing characteristics of occupations: A factor analytical approach
AbstractThis paper examines the utility bearing characteristics intrinsic to occupations and their effect on wages. A factor analysis finds that occupational characteristics can be summarized by a fewer number of underlying factors. This research identifies four factors which significantly influence wages.
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Volume (Year): 108 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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