publication . Article . Preprint . 2008

Determinants for Labour Contract Length: A French Microeconometric Study

Ben Halima, Mohamed; Ben Halima, Bassem;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
International audience; Two types of analyses are conducted to explain the determinants of labour contracts length. The first analysis emphasizes on the contracting costs and the level of uncertainty. The second analysis focuses on the incentive and selection effect of the contract length. This paper test the determinants for contract duration by means of econometric duration models. The estimates are carried out from French data (TDE). An econometric treatment of the endogeneity of the labour contract status and unobservable heterogeneity is carried out. Our results show that wages positively affect employment duration. This confirms the positive effect of cont...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: selection bias, duration model, contract length, [SHS.ECO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Economics and Finance, contract length,duration model,selection bias,unobservable heterogeneity, unobservable heterogeneity
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2008

Determinants for Labour Contract Length: A French Microeconometric Study

Ben Halima, Mohamed; Ben Halima, Bassem;