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Ryan M. Rodenberg and Jun Woo Kim
 
''Precocity and labor market outcomes: Evidence from professional basketball''
( 2011, Vol. 31 No.3 )
 
 
We show that precocity, as measured by the age of entry into the elite-level professional basketball labor pool, often leads to better career outcomes. Our findings cast doubt on the on-court efficacy of the National Basketball Association's contentious age eligibility rule.
 
 
Keywords: Age Rules, Labor Policies, Basketball
JEL: J8 - Labor Standards: General
J4 - Particular Labor Markets: General
 
Manuscript Received : Apr 19 2011 Manuscript Accepted : Jul 27 2011

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