Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Job Destruction and Wage Dynamics

Contents:

Author Info

  • Neumann, George R.

    ()
    (University of Iowa)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Models of job creation and destruction emphasize the endogeneity of the decision to start up or kill off a job. Faced with random and largely idiosyncratic shocks to productivity, firms adopt a reservation strategy for keeping a job in existence. This reservation productivity depends upon the wage determination rule that is used by the parties. Comparatively little is known about the interaction of wage policy and job destruction. This paper provides an empirical analysis of job destruction and wages in Danish firms. The basic empirical facts about job creation and destruction are described in section 2, and their connection to wages is explored and described in section 3. In keeping with the literature this analysis is simply descriptive. Structural analysis of a simple model of job description is analyzed in section 4, and the conditions needed to estimate the distribution of unobserved productivity are noted. An empirical example using matched worker-plant information from the Danish IDA data for 1981-91 is presented.

    Download Info

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Bibliographic Info

    Paper provided by University of Iowa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 99-06.

    as in new window
    Length: 22 pages
    Date of creation: Jun 1999
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:uia:iowaec:99-06

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: University of Iowa, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    Phone: (319) 335-0829
    Fax: (319) 335-1956
    Web page: http://tippie.uiowa.edu/economics/
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:uia:iowaec:99-06. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (John Solow).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.