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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)
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 ...
Encuentros, Summer 1997
(Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, Northern Illinois University, 1997)
Mandala Vol. 16
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 1997)
Synoptic-Scale Features Common to Heavy Snowstorms in the Southeast United States
(American Meteorological Society, 1997-03)
Eighteen heavy snowstorms in the Southeast are examined to determine the synoptic-scale features common to these storms. Storm-relative composites in the temporal domain are created by assigning a "zero hour" to each storm ...
Individualism and Evolutionary Psychology (or: In Defense of 'Narrow' Functions)
(Philosophy of Science, 1997)
Millikan (1993) and Wilson (1994) argue, for different reasons, that the essential reference to the environment in adaptationist explanations of behavior makes (psychological) individualism inconsistent with evolutionary ...