Unemployment Fluctuations Over the Life Cycle

In this paper, we show that (i) the volatility of worker flows increases with age in US CPS data, and (ii) a search and matching model with life-cycle features, endogenous separation and search effort, is well suited to explain this fact. With a shorter horizon on the labor market, older workers...

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Main Author: Hairault, Jean-Olivier
Langot, François
Sopraseuth, Thepthida
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Language: English
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