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Urban Unemployment and City Formation. Theory and Policy Implications

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  • Zenou, Y.

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The author studies the role of unemployment in the context of the endogenous formation of a monocentric city where firms set efficiency wages to deter shirking.

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Paper provided by Stockholm - International Economic Studies in its series Papers with number 662.

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Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Handle: RePEc:fth:stocin:662

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Keywords: URBAN DEVELOPMENT ; UNEMPLOYMENT ; LABOUR POLICY;

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Cited by:
  1. Lindbeck, Assar & Wikström, Solveig, 1999. "The ICT Revolution in Consumer Product Markets," Seminar Papers 670, Stockholm University, Institute for International Economic Studies.
  2. Svensson, Lars, 2000. "The first Year of the Eurosystem: Inflation Targeting or Not?," Seminar Papers 681, Stockholm University, Institute for International Economic Studies.
  3. Assar Lindbeck, 2000. "Pensions and Contemporary Socioeconomic Change," NBER Working Papers 7770, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Persson, Mats, 2000. "Five Fallacies in the Social Security Debate," Seminar Papers 686, Stockholm University, Institute for International Economic Studies.

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