Matching with multiple applications
AbstractWe analyze the implications of multiple applications by job seekers for the microfoundations of the matching function. We emphasize a coordination failure caused by multiple applications, namely, that firms can waste resources processing applicants who are ultimately hired elsewhere. This discussion paper resulted in a publication in 'Economics Letters' , 2003, 78(1), 67-70.
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Volume (Year): 78 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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- J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
- D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
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