How Much Do Employers Learn from Referrals ? *

Abstract

This paper tests the hypothesis that referrals from various sources provide employers with more information about job applicants than they would have without a referral. I use data that contain information on two workers in the same job, allowing me to cancel out differences in job and firm characteristics and control for the possibility that workers with… (More)

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