A Test between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data

This paper tests whether aggregate matching is consistent with unemployment being mainly due to search frictions or due to job queues. Using U.K. data and correcting for temporal aggregation bias, estimates of the random matching function are consistent with previous work in this field, but random m...

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Main Author: Petrongolo, Barbara
Coles, Melvyn Glyn
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.02.2003
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2003/02
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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