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Neighbors And Co-Workers: The Importance Of Residential Labor Market Networks

Judith K. Hellerstein, Melissa McInerney, David Neumark

NBER Working Paper No. 14201
Issued in July 2008

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This research was supported by NICHD grant R01HD042806. We are grateful for the comments of Joel Elvery, Mark Granovetter, Lisa Hellerstein, Jed Kolko, Andrew Noymer, Michael Ransom, Cliff Stein, Chris Taber, Etienne Wasmer, two anonymous referees, and participants in "Social Networks and Peer Effects: Theory and Applications, A Conference in Memory of Antoni Calv├│-Armengol," the Western Economics Association meetings, the All-UC Labor Conference, the Society of Labor Economists Annual Meetings, and seminars at ERMES, GPPI, Harvard University, IZA, Maryland, the NBER Summer Institute, NYU, UCI, USC, and Washington University. We thank Kyle Handley for outstanding research assistance. The research in this paper was conducted while McInerney was a Special Sworn Status researcher of the U.S. Census Bureau and the Census Bureau Research Data Center. Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Census Bureau. This paper has been screened to ensure that no confidential data are revealed. Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily indicate concurrence by the Census Bureau nor by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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