Men, Women and the Hiring Function
This paper examines the idea of ranking of groups and genders of unemployed labour force participants in terms of their hiring probabilities. We find a clear ranking of men over women in the hiring process in Australia. We also find that amongst males, employed job seekers are ranked above those unemployed and, in turn, above those not in the labour force. For women, the unemployed and employed are not found to be competing with each other, whilst those not in the labour force are ranked below the unemployed. Copyright 2000 by The Economic Society of Australia.
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Volume (Year): 76 (2000)
Issue (Month): 235 (December)
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