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Vacancy durations - a model for employer's search

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This paper investigates a Dutch data set on vacancy durations and numbers of applicants to enquire employers' search strategies. A nonsequential search process assumes that most vacancies are filled from a pool of applicants, which is formed shortly after the posting of the vacancy. The time spent on recruiting applicants and the duration of the selection process are estimated with a proportional hazard model, via the arrival and attrition rates of applicants.

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  • Andrea Weber, 2000. "Vacancy durations - a model for employer's search," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(8), pages 1069-1075.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:v:32:y:2000:i:8:p:1069-1075 DOI: 10.1080/000368400322129
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    JEL classification:

    • C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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