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On-the-Job Search and Wage Dispersion: New Evidence from Time Use Data
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute for International Economic Studies.
2010 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 109, no 2, 124-127 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This paper provides new evidence on time devoted to job search by the employed in the U.S. I find that search effort decreases with the current wage, with an elasticity between −0.7 and −1.3.

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Netherlands: Elsevier BV , 2010. Vol. 109, no 2, 124-127 p.
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On-the-job search, Turnover, Wage dispersion, Time use
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-48358DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.08.034ISI: 000284250100020OAI: diva2:375396
Available from: 2010-12-08 Created: 2010-12-08 Last updated: 2011-11-22Bibliographically approved

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