Roberto M. Fernandez

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The importance of networks in labor markets is well-known, and their job segregating effects in organizations taken as granted. Conventional wisdom attributes this segregation to the homophilous nature of contact networks, and leaves little role for organizational influences. But employee referrals are necessarily initiated within a firm by employee(More)
  • Dan Fehder, Roberto Fernandez, Stephanie Hurder, George Lan, Matt Marx, Paul Osterman +1 other
  • 2013
Research on the family cites the tendency for couples to relocate for husbands' careers as evidence against the gender-neutrality of household economic decisions. I test whether the prioritization of husbands' careers in mobility decisions is endogenous to men's and women's occupations. Consistent with this hypothesis, I find the tendency for households to(More)
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