Sweatshop Equilibrium

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Chau, Nancy H.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: J64 | on the job search | Sweatshop equilibrium | J88 | Arbeitsbedingungen | Arbeitsmobilit√§t | sweatshop equilibrium, on the job search, capability deficits | Arbeitsuche | O15 | Niedriglohn | capability deficits | Arbeitsmarkttheorie | Theorie
    • jel: jel:J64 | jel:O15 | jel:J88
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper presents a capability-augmented model of on the job search, in which sweatshop conditions stifle the capability of the working poor to search for a job while on the job. The augmented setting unveils a sweatshop equilibrium in an otherwise archetypal Burdett-... View more
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