Labor turnover before plant closure: “Leaving the sinking ship” vs. “Captain throwing ballast overboard”

Involuntary job loss in administrative data is commonly identified by exploiting the exogenous nature of mass layoffs or plant closures. However, prior knowledge can lead to selection in the labor turnover of distressed firms. This paper proposes a simple method to determine if and when selective tu...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Schwerdt, Guido
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2011
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
Elsevier Science Ltd
published in: Labour economics Vol. 18; no. 1; pp. 93 - 101
Data of publication: 2011
ISSN: 0927-5371
1879-1034
EISSN: 1879-1034
Discipline: Economics
Series: Labour Economics
Subjects:
C21
C23
J63
J65
JOB
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2011
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