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C geographic and sociological immobilities of workers

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C. geographic and sociological immobilities of workers. D. the tendency of qualified workers to move from lower pay jobs to higher pay jobs. AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Understanding Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #137 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital 138. Suppose all workers are identical, but working for Ajax is more pleasant than working for Acme. In all other nonwage aspects the two firms offer the same job characteristics. We would expect: A. wage rates at Ajax to be higher than at Acme. B. wage rates at Ajax to be lower than at Acme. C. wage rates at Ajax and Acme to be the same. D. workers at Ajax would have to be monitored more closely than at Acme. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Application Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #138 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital 139. Noncompeting groups of workers are the result of: A. differences in the age-earnings profiles of workers. B. differences in the "job tastes" of workers. C. differences in the innate and acquired abilities of workers. D. geographic immobilities. AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #139 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital 140. Compensating differences in wages: A. compensate workers for differences in their human capital. B. are wage differences that compensate for differences in the desirability of jobs. C. describe the tendency for the wages of all occupations to adjust to the median level. D. do not exist if jobs have different nonmonetary characteristics. AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #140 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital
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141. Compensating differences in wages pay workers for: A. differences in worker training and skills. B. differences in the nonmonetary characteristics of jobs. C. geographic immobilities. D. discrimination in hiring and firing. AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #141 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital 142. Which of the following factors is not relevant in explaining the persistence of wage differentials? A. labor immobilities B. compensating differences C. free public education D. noncompeting groups AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Understanding Learning Objective: 13-5 McConnell - Chapter 13 #142 Topic: Wage differentials; human capital 143. The idea of compensating differences is used: A. by inclusive unions as an argument in bargaining for wage rate increases. B. to justify the application of minimum wages to low-wage labor markets. C. to explain the divergence between wage rates and marginal resource cost. D. to explain wage rate differences based on differing nonmonetary aspects of jobs.
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