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The Strength of Occupation Indicators as Proxy for Skill

In this paper, Alec R. Levenson (CEO) and Cindy Zoghi (US Bureau of Labor Statistics) consider whether inter-occupational wage differentials that are unexplained by measured human capital are indeed due to differences in often-unmeasured skill.

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Why are Jobs Designed the Way they Are?

In this paper, Michael Gibbs (University of Chicago), Alec R. Levenson (CEO), and Cindy Zoghi (BLS) study job design. Do organizations plan precisely how the job is to be done ex ante, or ask workers to determine the process as they go?

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