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Reservation wages and working hours for recently unemployed U.S. women

Gorgens, Jakob (Tue)


This paper estimates a structural model of job search behavior where jobs are characterized by both wages and working hours. Worker heterogeneity is taken into account by including covariates in the job offer distribution and the utility function. The estimates are bias-corrected using a statistical model of measurement error designed to accommodate recent evidence on the empirical distribution of measurement errors. The results suggest that the difference between full time and part time...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Labour Economics
DOI: 10.1016/S0927-5371(02)00007-6


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