Job Information Networks, Neighborhood Effects, and Inequality.

Ioannides, Yannis Menelaos.
Datcher-Loury, Linda.

This paper explores the theoretical and empirical literature to examine the use by different social groups of informal sources of information provided by friends, relatives, and acquaintances during job search and its consequences for the job market. It also addresses the role of network structure and size, the resource endowments of contacts, and nature of the links between contacts to explain di... read more

Job hunting.
Social networks.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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Ioannides, Yannis M. and Linda Datcher Loury. 2004. "Job Information Networks, Neighborhood Effects, and Inequality." Journal of Economic Literature 42(4): 1056-1093. doi: 10.1257/0022051043004595.
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