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What Do Educational Credentials Signal and Why Do Employers Value Credentials?

  • Arkes, Jeremy
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

    Volume (Year): 18 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 133-141

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