Job Satisfaction and Self-Selection into the Public or Private Sector: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

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Danzer, Natalia;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: fringe benefits | J32 | J31 | public sector | J45 | self-selection | J28 | Public sector, job satisfaction, self-selection, quasi-experiment, privatization, fringe benefits. | privatization | fringe benefits. | public sector, job satisfaction, self-selection, quasi-experiment, privatization, fringe benefits | job satisfaction | quasi-experiment
    • jel: jel:J31 | jel:J45 | jel:J32 | jel:J28
      ddc: ddc:330

Are public sector jobs better than private sector jobs? To answer this question, this paper investigates observed differences in job satisfaction between public- and private-sector workers and disentangles the effect of worker sorting from the one caused by sector-speci... View more
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