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Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success

Joseph G. Altonji, Lisa B. Kahn, Jamin D. Speer

NBER Working Paper No. 20531
Issued in September 2014

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Erica Blom and Sarah Amanda Levis for helping us with some early data issues, and David Card, Alex Mas, Paul Oyer, two anonymous referees, and seminar participants at CUNY, Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, IZA, LSE, NBER, Queens University, University of Toulouse, and Yale University for helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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