The Influence of Higher Moments of Earnings Distributions on Career Decisions.

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Flyer, Fredrick A;
  • Journal: Journal of Labor Economics, volume 15, issue 4 October, pages 689-713
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1086/209842
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

A model where choice of occupation is sequential is applied to college graduates from the National Longitudinal Study of High School Class of 1972 to investigate how higher moments of occupational earnings distributions influence initial field of work. Individual specif... View more
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