Labour Market Networks, Underclasses and Inequality
AbstractAbout half of all vacancies are filled through networks of personal contacts. We consider the implications of such labour networks for inequality. Our central result is that referral networks display threshold behaviour.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University College Dublin, Economics Department in its series Working Papers with number 96/21.
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- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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- Brian Krauth, 2000.
"Social Interactions, Thresholds, and Unemployment in Neighborhoods,"
dp00-12, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University, revised 28 Mar 2000.
- Brian Krauth, 2000. "Social Interactions, Thresholds, and Unemployment in Neighborhoods," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1638, Econometric Society.
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