Excerpt from Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship October 1982 Revised January 1983 K.G. Abraham J.L. Medoff Massachusetts Institute of Techlogy and National Bureau of Ecomic Research; Harvard University and National Bureau of Ecomic Research We are grateful to Henry Farber for consultations concerning the maximum likelihood estimated presented in this paper. Steven Bloom and Martin Van Denburgh gave invaluable assistance in carrying out the research to be discussed. We also owe thanks to Joyce Yearwood and Theresa Dovan for their careful preparation of the manuscript. This study has been supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant Ses 82-08-539) and the National Bureau of Ecomic Research (under its program for research on labor ecomics). About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.