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Distribution of Ability and Earnings in a Hierarchical Job Assignment Model

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  • Robert M. Costrell

    (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

  • Glenn C. Loury

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    (Institute for Economic Development, Boston University)

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Paper provided by Boston University - Department of Economics in its series Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series with number dp-135.

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Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: May 2004
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Handle: RePEc:bos:iedwpr:dp-135

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  1. Sattinger, Michael, 1979. "Differential Rents and the Distribution of Earnings," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 31(1), pages 60-71, March.
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  7. Eric D. Gould, 2002. "Rising Wage Inequality, Comparative Advantage, and the Growing Importance of General Skills in the United States," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 20(1), pages 105-147, January.
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  9. Heckman, James J & Sedlacek, Guilherme, 1985. "Heterogeneity, Aggregation, and Market Wage Functions: An Empirical Model of Self-selection in the Labor Market," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 93(6), pages 1077-1125, December.
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  11. Cornell, Bradford & Welch, Ivo, 1996. "Culture, Information, and Screening Discrimination," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 104(3), pages 542-71, June.
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