Session 122:
Labor Market Networks

Friday, April 16
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Cumberland A
Exhibition Level

Chair: Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Discussant: Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College
Discussant: Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University

  1. Who Gets the Job Referral? Evidence from a Networks ExperimentLori Beaman, Northwestern University; Jeremy Magruder, University of California, Berkeley

  2. The Transition from School to Work Amongst Black Youth in Cape TownDavid Lam, University of Michigan; Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town; Cecil Mlatsheni, University of Cape Town; Vimal Ranchhod, University of Cape Town

  3. Smooth(er) Landing? The Role of Networks in the Location and Occupational Choice of ImmigrantsJose Tessada, The Brookings Institution; Jeanne Lafortune, University of Maryland

  4. Intermarriage and Immigrant Employment: The Role of NetworksDelia Furtado, University of Connecticut; Nikolaos Theodoropoulos, University of Cyprus

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