publication . Research . 2004

Key Elasticities in Job Search Theory : International Evidence

Addison, John T.; Centeno, Mário; Portugal, Pedro;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Abstract
This paper exploits the informational value of search theory, after Lancaster and Chesher (1983), in conjunction with survey data on the unemployed to calculate key reservation wage and duration elasticities for most EU-15 nations.
Subjects
free text keywords: J64, J65, reservation wages, probability of reemployment, accepted wages, unemployment benefits, Pareto wage offer distribution, Arbeitsplatzsuchmodell, Anspruchslohn, Berufliche Integration, Arbeitslosenversicherung, Elastizität, Theorie, EU-Staaten, ddc:330
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