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February 2005, Vol. 128, No.2
Job mobility and wage growth: evidence from the NLSY79
Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Center for Human Resource Research, Ohio State University.
Data from the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth provide an unusually complete history of employment experiences; analyses of why workers separate from their employers, frequencies of these separations, and job mobility's impact on earnings reveal that today's labor markets are far more dynamic than previously realized.
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