The paradox of weak ties in 55 countries
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, pp. 362-372, 2017.
People find jobs through their social networks using ties of different strengths. Intuitively weak ties might be less useful because people communicate less often with them, or more useful because they provide novel information. Granovetteru0027s early work showed that more job-seekers get help via acquaintances than friends (Granovetter,...More
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