Turnover, wages, and adverse selection
An argument that adverse selection in the labor market can explain why frequent job-changers have lower average wages and flatter age-earnings profiles than workers who change jobs infrequently. Adverse selection also provides a basis for examining the welfare implications of low-productivity workers in the labor market.
Volume (Year): (1989)
Issue (Month): Q I ()
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