Differences in Labor Supply to Monopsonistic Firms and the Gender Pay Gap: An Empirical Analysis Using Linked Employer‐Employee Data from Germany

This article investigates women’s and men’s labor supply to the firm within a semistructural approach based on a dynamic model of new monopsony. Using methods of survival analysis and a large linked employer‐employee data set for Germany, we find that labor supply elasticities are small (1.9–3.7) an...

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Volume: 28
Main Author: Boris Hirsch
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: The University of Chicago Press 01.04.2010
University of Chicago Press
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 28; no. 2; pp. 291 - 330
Data of publication: 20100400
ISSN: 0734-306X
EISSN: 1537-5307
Alternate Title: Labor Supply to Monopsonistic Firms
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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