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Workers' marginal costs of commuting

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  • van Ommeren, Jos
  • Fosgerau, Mogens

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This paper applies a dynamic search model to estimate workers' marginal costs of commuting, including monetary and time costs. Using data on workers' job search activity as well as moving behaviour, for the Netherlands, we provide evidence that, on average, workers’ marginal costs of one hour of commuting are about 17 euro

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 12010.

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Date of creation: 2008
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Urban Economics 1.65(2008): pp. 38-47
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:12010

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Keywords: On-the-job search; Job moving; Commuting time; Commuting cost; Willingness-to-pay;

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