Precocity and labor market outcomes: Evidence from professional basketball
We show that precocity, as measured by the age of entry into the elite-level professional basketball labor pool, often leads to better career outcomes. Our findings cast doubt on the on-court efficacy of the National Basketball Association's contentious age eligibility rule.
Volume (Year): 31 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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