ERIC Number: EJ473857
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Information, Learning, and Wage Rates in Low-Income Rural Areas.
Foster, Andrew D.; Rosenzweig, Mark R.
Journal of Human Resources, v28 n4 p759-90 Fall 1993
Survey data from the Philippines, India, and Pakistan show that imperfect information about worker productivity affects wage distribution across workers and over time; employers discriminate statistically regarding productivity and wages; calorie consumption affects productivity but is not rewarded; and (4) imperfect information can lead to inefficient human capital investment. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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