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Changes in Labor Force Status among the Unemployed

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  • John M. Barron
  • Wesley Mellow

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I argue against the popular view that young Black men experience more joblessness than their White counterparts because they have priced themselves out of the labor market. The seemingly excessive reservation wages of jobless young Black men, what they ...

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Article provided by University of Wisconsin Press in its journal Journal of Human Resources.

Volume (Year): 16 (1981)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 427-441

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Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:16:y:1981:i:3:p:427-441

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  1. James M. Poterba & Lawrence H. Summers, 1993. "Unemployment Benefits, Labor Market Transitions, and Spurious Flows: A Multinational Logit Model with Errors in Classification," NBER Working Papers 4434, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Gábor R., István, 1998. ""Reményvesztett dolgozók" a fejlett piacgazdaságban
    [Hopeless workers" in the developed market economie]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(4), pages 370-378.
  3. Björn Christensen, 2003. "Die Validität erfragter Reservationslöhne: ein Test auf Basis der stationären Suchtheorie," Kiel Working Papers 1151, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  4. Martin Feldstein & James M. Poterba, 1984. "Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages," NBER Working Papers 1011, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Emily P. Hoffman, 1991. "Estimation of Length of Job Search by Survival Analysis," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 17(4), pages 393-401, Oct-Dec.
  6. Tricia Gladden & Michelle Alexopoulos, 2004. "The Effects of Wealth, and Unemployment Benefits on Search Behavior and Labor Market Transitions," Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings 517, Econometric Society.
  7. Stefano DellaVigna & M. Daniele Paserman, 2005. "Job Search and Impatience," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 23(3), pages 527-588, July.
  8. Björn Christensen, 2001. "The Determinants of Reservation Wages in Germany Does a Motivation Gap Exist?," Kiel Working Papers 1024, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  9. Björn Christensen, 2003. "Selektionsverzerrungen, erfragte Reservationslöhne und Arbeitslosigkeitsdauer," Kiel Working Papers 1162, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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