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Untangling supply and demand in occupational choice

  • Brown, Sarah
  • Fry, Tim R.L.
  • Harris, Mark N.

In this paper we present an econometric framework for modeling occupational choice that allows us to separately, and simultaneously, model supply-side and demand-side influences whilst allowing for potential ordering with regard to skill levels across occupations.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 414-417

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