Age Discrimination, Job Separation, and Employment Status of Older Workers: Evidence from Self-Reports

@article{Johnson1996AgeDJ,
  title={Age Discrimination, Job Separation, and Employment Status of Older Workers: Evidence from Self-Reports},
  author={R. Johnson and David Neumark},
  journal={Labor eJournal},
  year={1996}
}
  • R. Johnson, David Neumark
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Economics
  • Labor eJournal
  • This paper explores the prevalence and consequences of age discrimination in the workplace by analyzing self-reports of discrimination by respondents in the National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men. Age discrimination was reported in seven percent of our cases, during the period 1966-1980. Workers with positive reports were much more likely to separate from their employer and less likely to remain employed than workers who report no age discrimination. The estimated effect of reported… CONTINUE READING
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