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Wage bargaining with on-the-job search: theory and evidence

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  • Pierre Cahuc

    (Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique)

  • Fabien Postel-Vinay

    (Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquée, INRA)

  • Jean-Marc Robin

    (Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquée, INRA
    Université Paris 1)

Abstract

Les auteurs formalisent un modèle d'équilibre à deux composants : les négociations salariales et la recherche d'emploi afin d'apporter un éclairage nouveau sur la détermination des salaires en France. Trois déterminants essentiels sont pris en compte : productivité, compétition entre employeurs résultant de la recherche d'emploi et pouvoir de négociations des salariés. La compétition engagée par les entreprises compte beaucoup pour la détermination des salaires. En particulier, la main-d'oeuvre non spécialisée n'a aucun pouvoir de négociation. En revanche dans le cas de la main-d'oeuvre qualifiée, les différentiels entre secteur d'activité sont principalement dus à des différences de productivité et de négociations salariales.

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Paper provided by Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France in its series Working Papers with number 150201.

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Length: 323-364
Date of creation: 2006
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Publication status: Published in Econometrica Journal of the Econometric Society
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Keywords: Environnement; espace et société; franceemploi; négociation; entreprise; marché de l'emploi; salaire; main d'oeuvremodèle économétrique; gestion des ressources humainesniveau de qualification;

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