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1. Kohen, Andrew I.
Job Changing Behavior of Young Men in the Civilian Labor Market
In: First Term Enlisted Attrition, Volume 1. H.S. Sinaiko, ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1977
Cohort(s): Young Men
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
Keyword(s): Behavior; Educational Attainment; Military Recruitment; Mobility; Mobility, Job; Quits

An overview of job mobility of young men is presented using the major economic schools of thought, including the human capital perspective, the neoclassical and the "institutionalist" approaches. It appears that quits of a first job are affected most by the age at which the respondent first worked, the occupational classification of that job, and rate of pay. Whites are shown to have a higher likelihood of quitting their first job than blacks. Some policy recommendations for the armed forces and recruiting, based on data from the NLS, are included.
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Kohen, Andrew I. "Job Changing Behavior of Young Men in the Civilian Labor Market" In: First Term Enlisted Attrition, Volume 1. H.S. Sinaiko, ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1977