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Vacancy Durations - A Model for Employer's Search

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  • Weber, Andrea

    (Department of Economics, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna)

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This paper investigates a Dutch data set on vacancy durations and numbers of applicants to inquire employer's search strategies. A non-sequential search process assumes that most vacancies are filled from a pool of applicants, which is formed shortly after the posting of the vacancy. The time spent on recruiting applicants and the duration of the selection process are estimated with a proportional hazard model, via the arrival - and attrition rates of applicants.

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Paper provided by Institute for Advanced Studies in its series Economics Series with number 41.

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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Jan 1997
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Handle: RePEc:ihs:ihsesp:41

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Keywords: Vacancy Durations; Numbers of Applicants; Attrition;

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  1. Kai Christoffel & Keith Kuester & Tobias Linzert, 2009. "The Role of Labor Markets for Euro Area Monetary Policy," Kiel Working Papers 1513, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  2. Matteo Cacciatore & Giuseppe Fiori & Fabio Ghironi, 2013. "Market Deregulation and Optimal Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union," NBER Working Papers 19025, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Bemjamin Villena-Roldan, 2009. "Aggregate Implications of Employer Search and Recruiting Selection," 2009 Meeting Papers 97, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  4. Bleninger, Philipp & Kettner, Anja & Pausch, Stephanie & Szameitat, Jörg, 2012. "Können offene Stellen als Vorlaufindikator für Neueinstellungen dienen? : Ergebnisse aus der IAB-Erhebung des gesamtwirtschaftlichen Stellenangebots," IAB-Forschungsbericht 201204, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
  5. Campolmi, Alessia & Faia, Ester, 2011. "Labor market institutions and inflation volatility in the euro area," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 793-812, May.
  6. Matteo Cacciatore, 2013. "Trade, Unemployment, and Monetary Policy," 2013 Meeting Papers 724, Society for Economic Dynamics.

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