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Job Security and Job Search in More Than One Labor Market

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  • Fallick, Bruce Chelimsky

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The author analyzes job search behavior of unemployed workers who may search for work in several sectors of the economy. Although reservation wages are equal in each sector, workers search more intensively in sectors with lower layoff rates. Thus workers more quickly find and accept jobs with more security. Copyright 1992 by Oxford University Press.

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  • Fallick, Bruce Chelimsky, 1992. "Job Security and Job Search in More Than One Labor Market," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 30(4), pages 742-745, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:ecinqu:v:30:y:1992:i:4:p:742-45
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    1. Frank Neffke & Anne Otto & César Hidalgo, 2016. "The mobility of displaced workers: How the local industry mix affects job search strategies," Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) 1605, Utrecht University, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Group Economic Geography, revised Mar 2016.
    2. Melanie Arntz & Ralf Wilke, 2009. "Unemployment Duration in Germany: Individual and Regional Determinants of Local Job Finding, Migration and Subsidized Employment," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(1), pages 43-61.
    3. Thomas, Jonathan M., 1996. "Sectoral shifts and the mobility of displaced workers: When are microdata useful?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 52(3), pages 337-343, September.
    4. Nimczik, Jan Sebastian, 2017. "Job Mobility Networks and Endogenous Labor Markets," Annual Conference 2017 (Vienna): Alternative Structures for Money and Banking 168147, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    5. Arntz, Melanie, 2005. "The Geographical Mobility of Unemployed Workers: Evidence from West Germany," ZEW Discussion Papers 05-34, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    6. Russo, Giovanni & Gorter, Cees & Schettkat, Ronald, 2001. "Searching, hiring and labour market conditions," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(5), pages 553-571, December.
    7. Gallet, Craig A. & List, John A. & Orazem, Peter F., 2004. "Cyclicality and the Labor Market," IZA Discussion Papers 1302, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    8. Craig A. Gallet & John A. List & Peter F. Orazem, 2005. "Cyclicality and the Labor Market for Economists," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 72(2), pages 284-304, October.

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