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The Reasons for Wage Rigidity: Evidence From a Survey of Firms
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 1997-08)
A survey of 184 firms was conducted to investigate the reasons for wage rigidity. The strongest support was found for explanations based on adverse selection in quits and on the effect of wages on effort. In addition, ...
The Determinants of Dismissals, Quits, and Layoffs: A Multinomial Logit Approach
(Southern Economic Association, 1997-04)
Planters and Politics in Peru, 1895-1919
(Cambridge University Press, 1991-10)
Article explores Peruvian political development in the period 1895-1919, with a focus on the activities of the Civilistas Party, Guillermo Billinghurst, and Augusto B. Leguia.
Prevalence and Patterns of Major Depressive Disorder in the United States Labor Force
(John Wiley and Sons, 1999-09)
Background and Aims of the Study: In this paper, we identify the 12-month and lifetime prevalence of major depressive disorder in and out of the labor force, and among the employed and unemployed. We examine whether ...
The War on Jazz, or Jazz Goes to War: Toward a New Cultural Order in Wartime Japan
(positions: east asia cultures critique, 1998)
Discusses the fate of jazz in wartime Japan, emphasizing not just the official ban on the music, but the ways that jazz musicians found ways to make the idiom serve national policy.
Characterization of an Acousto-optic Tunable Filter and Use in Visible Spectrophotometry
(Optical Society of America, 1999)
The use of a paratellurite acousto-optic tunable ® lter (AOTF) is demonstrated as a monochromator for spectrophotometry. This device operates in the range of 400 to 700 nm with a resolution from 2.5 nm (at 633 nm) to ...
Jammin’ on the Jazz Frontier: The Japanese Jazz Community in Interwar Shanghai
(Japanese Studies, 1999-05)
Examines the community of expatriate Japanese musicians playing jazz in interwar Shanghai, and the symbolic meaning of Shanghai as a "frontier" where musicians could develop their chops.
Do Firms Pay Efficiency Wages? Evidence with Data at the Firm Level
(National Opinion Research Center (NORC), Society of Labor Economists: University of Chicago Press, 1993-07)
This study tests the efficiency wage hypothesis by estimating wage and quit equations with data from the Employment Opportunity Pilot Project survey of firms. An efficiency wage model is derived that predicts effects of ...
Characterization of the recD gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae MS11 and the Effect of recD Inactivation on Pilin Variation and DNA Transformation
(Society for General Microbiology, 1999-02)
Pilin antigenic variation in Neisseria gonorrhoeae may result following intrachromosomal recombination between homologous pi/ genes. Despite extensive study, recA is the only previously characterized gene known to ...
Microevolution in Island Water Snakes
(American Institute of Biological Sciences, 1997-05)
Examples presented demonstrate that evolutionary outcomes depend not only on those processes that operate within populations(e,g.,selection) but also on interactions (via gene flow) among populations. Factors ...