"How Do Workers Choose Referrals?"
Beaman, Lori and Jeremy Magruder.
Job referrals are an important way that people find work across the globe. We use an experiment in Kolkata, India to ask whether people can identify highly skilled referrals, and when they are willing to do so (instead of referring a closer, but less skilled friend).
Jobs, employment, recruitment, networks
Beaman, Lori and Jeremy Magruder. "How Do Workers Choose Referrals?" Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 15(4)(2012):5-7.