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Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty*

Karen Macours and Johan F. M. Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2840 words.

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Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts

Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10226 words.

We examine an economy in which the cost of consuming some goods can be reduced by making commitments that reduce flexibility. We show that such consumption commitments can induce consumers...

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Contractual Incompleteness, Unemployment, and Labour Market Segmentation

Steffen Altmann, Armin Falk, Andreas Grunewald and David Huffman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Design of Experiments; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 15623 words.

This article provides evidence that involuntary unemployment, and the segmentation of labour markets into firms offering “good” and “bad” jobs, may both arise as a consequence of...

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Do CAP payments reduce farm labour migration? A panel data analysis across EU regions

Alessandro Olper, Valentina Raimondi, Daniele Cavicchioli and Mauro Vigani.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12731 words.

This paper deals with the determinants of out-farm migration across the European Union (EU) regions focusing on the role played by CAP payments. We add to the existing literature in three...

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Does Poaching Distort Training?

Espen R. Moen and Åsa Rosén.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10375 words.

We analyse the efficiency of the labour market outcome in a competitive search equilibrium model with endogenous turnover and endogenous general human capital formation. We show that search...

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The End of Farm Labor Abundance

J. Edward Taylor, Diane Charlton and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 3875 words.

An analysis of nationally representative panel data from rural Mexico, with observations in years 2002, 2007, and 2010, suggests that the same shift out of farm work that characterized U.S....

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Equilibrium Directed Search with Multiple Applications

James Albrecht, Pieter A. Gautier and Susan Vroman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13094 words.

We analyse a model of equilibrium directed search in a large labour market. Each worker, observing the wages posted at all vacancies, makes a fixed, finite number of applications, a. We...

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Fit to be king: how patrimonialism on Wall Street leads to inequality

Megan Tobias Neely.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour Discrimination. 10516 words.

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The hedge fund industry is one of the most lucrative and powerful industries in the USA, yet it mostly comprises white men. To understand why, I turn...

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FLC Usage Among California Growers under IRCA: An Empirical Analysis of Farm Labor Market Risk Management

Dawn D. Thilmany.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Recent immigration reform efforts have been ineffective at controlling the flow of illegal immigration. Concurrently, a structural change occured in the agricultural sector as farm labor...

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Flexible recession: the temporary staffing industry and mediated work in the United States

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2007; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9152 words.

The evolution of the temporary staffing industry (TSI) in the US is examined, with particular reference to the structural functions of temporary work during the boom of the 1990s, the...

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