Human Resource Needs in the Evolving Financial Sector

6 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2007

Date Written: November 1997


As banks, securities houses, and insurance companies offer increasingly similar services, how have their human resource needs changed? An analysis of survey data reveals that all three industries have come to rely more heavily on high-skilled labor; however, the educational and occupational profiles of their workforces have not become substantially more alike.

Keywords: banking, skill composition, occupational structure

JEL Classification: G2, J4

Suggested Citation

Demsetz, Rebecca S., Human Resource Needs in the Evolving Financial Sector (November 1997). Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 3, No. 13, November 1997, Available at SSRN: or

Rebecca S. Demsetz (Contact Author)

Data For Decisions LLC ( email )

11 Winthrop Circle
Weston, MA 02493
United States

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