Spatial heterogeneity in the wage curve
AbstractBlanchflower and Oswald argue that the wage curve is a predictable empirical relationship with the “unemployment elasticity of pay” of about −0.1. Using GWR I find evidence of significant spatial heterogeneity in the unemployment elasticity of pay for US counties.
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Volume (Year): 113 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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J3; R1; Wages; Unemployment; Spatial variation;
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