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May 2004, Vol. 127, No. 5
Job mobility and hourly wages: is there a relationship?
Senior Research Specialist, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
There is a positive correlation between wages and tenure in Minnesota; specifically, workers earning high wages exhibit high tenure and change jobs less frequently compared with workers earning low wages.
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