Human capital, matching and job satisfaction

Tim Barmby, Alex Bryson, Barbara Eberth

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Abstract

We offer an explanation of the negative tenure effect in empirical job satisfaction equations. If job satisfaction measures match quality, the explanation follows from specific human capital accumulation and how this affects workers’ reactions to outside job opportunities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)548-551
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume117
Issue number3
Early online date31 Jul 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

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Human capital
Job satisfaction
Human capital accumulation
Tenure
Specific human capital
Workers

Keywords

  • job satisfaction
  • job match quality
  • tenure

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Human capital, matching and job satisfaction. / Barmby, Tim; Bryson, Alex; Eberth, Barbara.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 117, No. 3, 12.2012, p. 548-551.

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Barmby, T, Bryson, A & Eberth, B 2012, 'Human capital, matching and job satisfaction', Economics Letters, vol. 117, no. 3, pp. 548-551. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2012.07.026
Barmby, Tim ; Bryson, Alex ; Eberth, Barbara. / Human capital, matching and job satisfaction. In: Economics Letters. 2012 ; Vol. 117, No. 3. pp. 548-551.
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