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Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment x Labour and Demographic Economics x Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles x clear all

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...

The effectiveness of economic policy and position in the cycle: the case of tax reductions on overtime in France

Eric Heyer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6362 words.

The economic situation of all the major developed countries has changed significantly during the 2007–10 period. Yet many economic policies have been kept in place. This is true in...

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...

The German employment miracle in the Great Recession: the significance and institutional foundations of temporary working-time reductions

Alexander Herzog-Stein, Fabian Lindner and Simon Sturn.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour. 7919 words.

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We analyse the robust performance of the German labour market in the Great Recession, and investigate to what extent cyclical reductions in...

Imperfect information, lagged labour adjustment, and the Great Moderation

Sweder van Wijnbergen and Tim Willems.

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; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 7357 words.

This paper first documents the increase in the lag with which US labour input reacts to macroeconomic fluctuations since the 1980s. We show that lagged labour adjustment is optimal when...

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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...

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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Wages, economic development and the customary standard of life

Frank Wilkinson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 18754 words.

This paper examines empirically the evolution of the customary standard of life and how this relates to real wages and economic development. Its starting point is Sraffa’s reintroduction of...

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The welfare effects of involuntary part-time work

Daniel Borowczyk-Martins and Etienne Lalé.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9322 words.

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Employed individuals in the USA are increasingly more likely to move to involuntarily part-time work than to unemployment. Spells of involuntary...