Endogenous job destructions and the distribution of wages

This paper considers a matching model with both idiosyncratic productivity shocks that hit jobs at random and heterogeneity of workers according to ex ante unobservable abilities. We argue that firms' decisions about reservation productivity can help explain the shape of wage distributions. Thi...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Chéron, Arnaud
Rouland, Bénédicte
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.12.2011
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Elsevier
Elsevier Science Ltd
published in: Labour economics Vol. 18; no. 6; pp. 845 - 852
Data of publication: December 2011
ISSN: 0927-5371
1879-1034
EISSN: 1879-1034
Discipline: Economics
Series: Labour Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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