Referral and Job Performance: Evidence from the Ghana Colonial Army
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- Fafchamps, Marcel & Moradi, Alexander, 2009. "Referral and Job Performance: Evidence from the Ghana Colonial Army," CEPR Discussion Papers 7408, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Marcel Fafchamps & Alexander Moradi, 2009. "Referral and Job Performance: Evidence from the Ghana Colonial Army," CSAE Working Paper Series 2009-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
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- J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
- N47 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Africa; Oceania
- O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
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