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

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  • Pierre Cahuc
  • Fabien Postel-Vinay
  • Jean-Marc Robin

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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 Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquee, INRA in its series Research Unit Working Papers with number 0212.

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Length: 63 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2003
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Keywords: search frictions; structural estimation; wage bargaining; labor market competition;

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