Occupation Segregation: A Defense of Human Capital Predictions
AbstractThis article examines worker sorting across occupations in response to the risk of death on the job. We use family structure as a proxy for willingness to trade safety for wages to test the proposition that workers with strong aversion to this risk sort ...
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Volume (Year): 20 (1985)
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