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Assessing the Returns to Education in The Gambia

Jeremy D. Foltz and Ousman Gajigo.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Education and Research Institutions. 8933 words.

Using three nationally representative surveys from the country, we estimate the private rates of returns to education in The Gambia. To obtain consistent estimates, we exploit exogenous...

Dangerous flexibility – retirement reforms reconsidered

Axel Börsch-Supan, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Vesile Kutlu-Koc and Nicolas Goll.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Demand and Supply of Labour. 16425 words.

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Flexible retirement is supposed to increase labour supply of older workers without touching the third rail of pension politics, the highly unpopular...

Demand for on-farm permanent hired labour on family holdings: a comment

Ayal Kimhi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 2176 words.

This comment discusses several aspects of the recent paper by Blanc et al. (2008), focussing on the link between the theoretical and empirical models. It argues that there is an...

The Effects of Price Risk on Housing Demand: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Markets

Lu Han.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 18059 words.

This article examines how price risk affects housing demand. It identifies two relevant channels: a financial risk effect that reduces demand, and a hedging effect that increases demand...

Endogeneity in Semiparametric Binary Response Models

Richard W. Blundell and James L. Powell.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9282 words.

This paper develops and implements semiparametric methods for estimating binary response (binary choice) models with continuous endogenous regressors. It extends existing results on...

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Estimating Consumption Economies of Scale, Adult Equivalence Scales, and Household Bargaining Power

Martin Browning, Pierre-André Chiappori and Arthur Lewbel.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 18194 words.

How much income would a woman living alone require to attain the same standard of living that she would have if she were married? What percentage of a married couple's expenditures are...

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The Informational Content of Surnames, the Evolution of Intergenerational Mobility, and Assortative Mating

Maia Güell, José V. Rodríguez Mora and Christopher I. Telmer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 19048 words.

We propose a new methodology for measuring intergenerational mobility in economic well-being. Our method is based on the joint distribution of surnames and economic outcomes. It circumvents...

Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa

Tim Hinks.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Labour Discrimination. 5452 words.

This paper is the first to estimate job satisfaction equations in post-Apartheid South Africa. Absolute earnings contribute to greater job satisfaction. Racial group is also an important...

Migration, Self-selection and Returns to Education in the WAEMU

Philippe De Vreyer, Flore Gubert and François Roubaud.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 11748 words.

Using data from labour force surveys conducted simultaneously in the capital cities of seven West African Economic and Monetary Union countries, we estimate a model of residential location...

Motherhood and market work decisions in institutional context: a European perspective

Daniela Del Boca, Silvia Pasqua and Chiara Pronzato.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics. 9730 words.

This paper explores the impact of social polices and labour market conditions on women's decisions on work and childbearing. This is analysed using data from the European Community...

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Not so dissatisfied after all? The impact of union coverage on job satisfaction

Alex Bryson and Michael White.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10157 words.

The links between unionization and job satisfaction remain controversial. In keeping with the existing literature we find statistically significant negative correlations between...

Off-farm employment and food expenditures at home and away from home

Hung-Hao Chang and Steven T. Yen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 10052 words.

This paper investigates the extent to which off-farm employment by the farm couples affects food expenditures at home and away from home, by developing and estimating a dual treatment...

The part-time pay penalty: earnings trajectories of British Women

Sara Connolly and Mary Gregory.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 7869 words.

Part-time work among British women is extensive, and the (raw) pay penalty large. Since part-time work features most prominently when women are in their 30s, the peak childcare years and a...

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The Production of Child Health in Kenya: A Structural Model of Birth Weight

Germano Mwabu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics. 15037 words.

The paper investigates birth weight and its correlates in Kenya using nationally representative data collected by the government in the early 1990s. I find that immunisation of the mother...

Public-private wage duality during the Greek crisis

Rebekka Christopoulou and Vassilis Monastiriotis.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Particular Labour Markets; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Public Economics. 10726 words.

During the recent crisis, Greece experienced a severe contraction and rapid transformation in its labour relations and pay-setting system in both the private and public sectors. Although...

Relaxing rural constraints: a ‘win-win’ policy for poverty and environment in China?

Ben Groom, Pauline Grosjean, Andreas Kontoleon, Timothy Swanson and Shiqiu Zhang.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Development Planning and Policy. 9783 words.

The link between institutional and market failures, rural poverty and environmental degradation suggests a ‘win-win’ policy intervention: relax local ‘constraints’ and achieve poverty...

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The rise (and fall) of labour market programmes: domestic vs. global factors

Noel Gaston and Gulasekaran Rajaguru.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Capitalist Systems; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 11586 words.

We provide a simple model to illustrate that tax and redistributive considerations as well as increasing globalization may lead workers unexposed to the threat of unemployment to prefer...

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What motivates farm couples to seek off-farm labour? A logit analysis of job transitions

Erik Biørn and Hild-Marte Bjørnsen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8435 words.

Some labour market consequences of transitions in the agriculture sector are examined by combining 20-year unbalanced panel data from Norwegian farm households and logit modelling of...