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Matchingprozesse auf beruflichen Teilarbeitsmärkten / Job Matching on Occupational Labour Markets

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  • Stops Michael

    () (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, Weddigenstraße 20–22, 90478 Nürnberg, Germany)

  • Mazzoni Thomas

    () (Lehrstuhl für angewandte Statistik und Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung, Fern Universität in Hagen, Universitätsstr. 41 (ESG), 58097 Hagen, Germany)

Abstract

Our paper presents new estimates of matching functions on partial labor markets. We used extensive data, ranging from 1982 to 2003, which results in new insights, extending the knowledge obtained by former empirical studies. We also used the extended time series data to validate model assumptions, like stationarity, statistically. It is shown that some of these assumptions do not hold if recent data is included. We discuss potential consequences and modifications, resulting from these findings. Subsequently, we use a sophisticated pooled mean group panel model to provide more detailed insights into matching processes in the concerning partial labor markets. This approach allows for a more general perspective and furthermore, parameters can be estimated asymptotically efficient via maximum likelihood. The results obtained suggest movements to stable matching processes, positive elasticities of overall matching and decreasing returns to scale. The economical implications of these findings are discussed and compared with the results of other recent studies.

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  • Stops Michael & Mazzoni Thomas, 2010. "Matchingprozesse auf beruflichen Teilarbeitsmärkten / Job Matching on Occupational Labour Markets," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 230(3), pages 287-312, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:jns:jbstat:v:230:y:2010:i:3:p:287-312
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    1. Michael Stops, 2016. "Revisiting German labour market reform effects—a panel data analysis for occupational labour markets," IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-43, December.
    2. Michael Stops, 2011. "Job Matching on non-separated Occupational Labour Markets," ERSA conference papers ersa11p372, European Regional Science Association.
    3. Sabine Klinger & Thomas Rothe, 2012. "The Impact of Labour Market Reforms and Economic Performance on the Matching of the Short‐term and the Long‐term Unemployed," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 59(1), pages 90-114, February.
    4. Dengler, Katharina & Stops, Michael & Vicari, Basha, 2016. "Occupation-specific matching efficiency," IAB Discussion Paper 201616, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].

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