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Testing for labour pooling as a source of agglomeration economies: Evidence for labour markets in England and Wales

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  • Daniel J. Graham

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type="main" xml:lang="es"> Este trabajo aporta a Inglaterra y Gales nuevas pruebas sobre la importancia de la puesta en común de la mano de obra, como fuente de economías de aglomeración. Las estimaciones de la productividad del trabajador y la empresa se obtienen de micro-datos longitudinales sobre trabajadores y empresas y se utilizaron para poner a prueba la hipótesis de que los mercados laborales más densos aumentan la calidad del emparejamiento entre empleados y empleadores en los mercados de trabajo. Nuestros resultados aportan pruebas que apoyan una relación positiva entre la calidad del emparejamiento empleado-empleador y el tamaño económico de los mercados laborales.

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  • Patricia C. Melo & Daniel J. Graham, 2014. "Testing for labour pooling as a source of agglomeration economies: Evidence for labour markets in England and Wales," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(1), pages 31-52, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:presci:v:93:y:2014:i:1:p:31-52
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