An Econometric Analysis of Interfirm Labour Mobility
AbstractThis paper utilizes the Survey of Work History (1981) data to examine the importance of non-random sampling in the context of a model of interfirm labor mobility. The paper adopts Heckman's two-step procedure in order to estimate a three-equation model incorporating an individual's mobility status as endogenously determined. The main conclusion is that in estimating wage equations it is important to consider the role of job mobility and to correct for the effects of sample-selection bias. The results generally accord with those reported by Osberg et al. (1986) in the only previous Canadian study of job mobility in a sample-selection context.
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Volume (Year): 24 (1991)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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