An Income Determination Model With Implications for Occupational Mobility in a Rural Labor Force

"Excessive" job-changing by workers is perceived as irrational behavior by employers in Oregon's wood products industry. A hypothesis of equi-marginal returns to firm-specific and general work experience is tested with a partitioned income determination model. The revealed incentive structure encourages frequent job-changing.


Issue Date:
1977-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/283661
Language:
English
Total Pages:
13




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