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Do Part-time Jobs Attract Less Productive Workers? Evidence from Field Experiment on Data Entry Clerks in Ethiopia

We use a randomized field experiment to estimate a causal effect of part-time recruitment on labor productivity by identifying worker selection as a mechanism and using worker-level productivity data. In recruiting for data entry ...

The Downside of Non-Compete Clauses for Firms
CHEN, Tai Yuan | ZHANG, Guochang | ZHOU, Yi

Non-compete clauses in employment contracts are widely used in countries like the US to forbid certain employees, such as CEOs and specialised technicians, from working with the competition when their contract is terminated. The a ...

Hiring Preferences in Online Labor Markets: Evidence of a Female Hiring Bias

Online labor marketplaces facilitate the efficient matching of employers and workers across geographical boundaries. This online phenomenon holds important social and economic implications. In this talk, Prof Jing WANG will explor ...

Does Personal Branding on Social Media Boost Career? - Evidence from the Market for Executives

The emerging phenomenon of personal branding on social media has important implications for job seekers, employers and social media platforms. In this talk, Prof Yanzhen CHEN will explore how online personal branding affects execu ...