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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

Applications and Interviews: Firms’ Recruiting Decisions in a Frictional Labour Market

Ronald Wolthoff.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 19401 words.

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I develop a directed search model to study the recruitment decisions of firms competing for workers who ex post differ in two dimensions: (1) their...

Endogenous real wage rigidity in a search frictions model

Christopher Martin and Bingsong Wang.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10779 words.

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The existing literature often incorporates ad hoc models of exogenous real wage rigidity into search frictions models of the labour market in order to...

How Changes in Financial Incentives Affect the Duration of Unemployment

Rafael Lalive, Jan Van Ours and Josef Zweimüller.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 14743 words.

This paper studies how changes in the two key parameters of unemployment insurance—the benefit replacement rate (RR) and the potential benefit duration (PBD)—affect the duration of...

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The ins and outs of German unemployment: a transatlantic perspective

Matthias S. Hertweck and Oliver Sigrist.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 7563 words.

This article decomposes fluctuations in the German unemployment rate into changes in inflows (job separation) and outflows (job finding). For this purpose, we construct and examine monthly...

Learning Your Comparative Advantages

Theodore Papageorgiou.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 16626 words.

While employed, workers learn their comparative advantage and eventually choose occupations that best match their abilities. This learning process is consistent with a number of key facts...

Neo-liberalism and New Labour policy: economic performance, historical comparisons and future prospects

Frank Wilkinson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 11664 words.

The paper analyses19760/70s inflation, the replacement of Keynesian with neo-liberal economic policy, and the post-1979 decline in inflation. It is shown that the fall in inflation is...

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On-the-Job Search and Precautionary Savings

Jeremy Lise.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Microeconomics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13303 words.

In this article, I develop and estimate a model of on-the-job search in which risk averse workers choose search effort and can borrow or save using a single risk free asset. I derive the...

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Persistence of Employment Fluctuations: A Model of Recurring Job Loss

Michael J. Pries.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12955 words.

Standard models of employment fluctuations cannot reconcile the unemployment rate's remarkable persistence with the high job-finding rates found in worker flows data. A matching model...

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Product market imperfections and employment dynamics

Mikael Carlsson, Stefan Eriksson and Nils Gottfries.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8149 words.

How important is imperfect competition in the product market for employment dynamics? To investigate this, we formulate a model of employment adjustment with search frictions, vacancy...

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