ERIC Number: EJ231508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Quantitative Evidence of Age Discrimination: Some Theoretical Issues and Their Consequences.
Cohn, Richard M.
Aging and Work: A Journal on Age, Work and Retirement, v3 n3 p149-61 Sum 1980
Proper evidence of age discrimination requires an understanding of the causal relationships among age, productivity, and employment practices. The proper modeling of causation can provide proof of discrimination. Human capital theory can be used to indicate when differential treatment results from discrimination as opposed to age-related factors. (Author/SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research
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