Semi-nonparametric Estimation of an Equilibrium Search Model
AbstractWe specify and estimate an equilibrium job search model with productivity differences across labor market segments. The model allows for two types of unemployment: frictional unemployment due to search frictions and structural unemployment due to wage floors. Wage floors exist because of high unemployment benefits or binding minimum wages. The productivity distribution is estimated semi-nonparametrically along the lines of Gailant-Nychka, using Hermite series approximation. We decompose the total unemployment rate and we examine the effect of changes in the minimum wage.
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Volume (Year): 62 (2000)
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- Pierre Konig & Gerard J van der Berg & Geert Ridder, 2000. "Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of an Equilibrium Search Model," Economics Working Paper Archive 424, The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics.
- Koning, Pierre & Berg, Gerard J. van den & Ridder, Geert, 1998. "Semi-nonparametric estimation of an equilibrium search model," Serie Research Memoranda 0003, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
- J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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