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Matching in local labor markets: a stochastic frontier approach

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  • Sanna-Mari Hynninen, 2009. "Matching in local labor markets: a stochastic frontier approach," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 31(1), pages 15-26, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:31:y:2009:i:1:p:15-26
    DOI: 10.1007/s11123-008-0115-5
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    3. Hillmann, Katja, 2009. "Does the Hartz IV Reform have an Effect on Matching Efficiency in Germany? A Stochastic Frontier Approach," MPRA Paper 22295, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Matching function; Technical efficiency; Stochastic frontier analysis; Local labor markets; Heterogeneity; J24; J64;
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    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

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