Employees hired under affirmative action work as well as those who are not, study finds

July 1998
Jet;07/13/98, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p40
Focuses on a study conducted by economists at Michigan State University, which found that minority and female employees hired by firms under affirmative action guidelines, performed just as well as other workers. Statements from economist Harry Holzer; Use of affirmative action guidelines when recruiting.


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