Andreas Mueller

On-the-job search and wage dispersion: New evidence from time use data

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This paper provides new evidence on time devoted to job search by the employed in the U.S. I find that search effort decreases with the current wage, with an elasticity between −0.7 and −1.3.

The PDF above is a preprint version of the article. The final version may be found at < http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2010.08.034 >.

Source: Economics Letters
Exact Citation:
Mueller, Andreas. "On-the-job search and wage dispersion: New evidence from time use data." Economics Letters 109 (2010): 124-127.
Volume: 109
Pages: 124-127
Date: 2010