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Melvyn Glyn Coles

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First Name:Melvyn
Middle Name:Glyn
Last Name:Coles
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RePEc Short-ID:pco324
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Terminal Degree:1989 Department of Economics; Princeton University (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Economics Department
University of Essex

Colchester, United Kingdom
http://www.essex.ac.uk/economics/

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Working papers

  1. Coles, Melvyn & Francesconi, Marco, 2017. "Equilibrium Search and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women," IZA Discussion Papers 10827, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Burdett, Ken & Carrillo-Tudela, Carlos & Coles, Melvyn G., 2015. "The Cost of Job Loss," ISER Working Paper Series 2015-12, Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  3. Coles, M & Kelishomi, AM, 2015. "Do Job Destruction Shocks Matter in the Theory of Unemployment?," Economics Discussion Papers 14462, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  4. Ken Burdett & Carlos Carrillo-Tudela & Melvyn Coles, 2015. "Wage Inequality," Working Papers 2015-42, Peruvian Economic Association.
  5. Carillo-Tudela, Carlos & Coles, Melvyn, 2015. "Quit Turnover and the Business Cycle: A Survey," Economics Series 317, Institute for Advanced Studies.
  6. Coles, M & Mortensen, DT, 2015. "Stochastic Unemployment with Dynamic Monopsony," Economics Discussion Papers 14457, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  7. Melvyn G. Coles & Marco Francesconi, 2013. "Equilibrium Search and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women," CESifo Working Paper Series 4556, CESifo.
  8. Coles, Melvyn G. & Mortensen, Dale T., 2012. "Equilibrium labour turnover, firm growth and unemployment," ISER Working Paper Series 2012-07, Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  9. Coles, Melvyn G & Kelishomi, Ali Moghaddasi, 2011. "New Business Start-ups and the Business Cycle," CEPR Discussion Papers 8588, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  10. Melvyn G. Coles & Dale T. Mortensen, 2011. "Equilibrium Wage and Employment Dynamics in a Model of Wage Posting without Commitment," NBER Working Papers 17284, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Ken Burdett & Melvyn Coles, 2010. "Tenure and Experience Effects on Wages: A Theory," CESifo Working Paper Series 3203, CESifo.
  12. Burdett, Ken & Carrillo-Tudela, Carlos & Coles, Melvyn, 2009. "Human Capital Accumulation and Labour Market Equilibrium," IZA Discussion Papers 4215, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  13. Alison L. Booth & Melvyn B. Coles, 2008. "Tax Policy and Returns to Education," CEPR Discussion Papers 591, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  14. Coles, Melvyn & Francesconi, Marco, 2007. "On the Emergence of Toyboys: Equilibrium Matching with Ageing and Uncertain Careers," IZA Discussion Papers 2612, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Burdett, K & Coles, M, 2007. "Wage/Tenure Contracts with Heterogeneous Firms," Economics Discussion Papers 4930, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  16. Booth, Alison L & Coles, Melvyn G, 2007. "The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Labour Supply and Education in an Economy with Household and Market Production," CEPR Discussion Papers 6265, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Melvyn Coles & Joseph Lanfranchi & Ali Skalli & John Treble, 2007. "Pay, Technology, And The Cost Of Worker Absence," Post-Print hal-01895541, HAL.
  18. Booth, Alison L & Coles, Melvyn G & Gong, Xiaodong, 2007. "Increasing Returns to Education: Theory and Evidence," CEPR Discussion Papers 6266, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  19. Melvyn Coles & Adrian Masters, 2006. "Re-entitlement Effects with Duration Dependent Unemployment Insurance in a Stochastic Matching Equilibrium," 2006 Meeting Papers 189, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  20. Alison L. Booth & Melvyn Coles, 2006. "A Microfoundation for Increasing Returns in Human Capital Accumulation and the Under-Participation Trap," CEPR Discussion Papers 543, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  21. Booth, Alison L. & Coles, Melvyn, 2005. "Increasing Returns to Education and the Skills Under-Investment Trap," IZA Discussion Papers 1657, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  22. Melvyn Coles & Barbara Petrongolo, 2005. "A test between matching theories," Working Papers 175, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  23. Melvyn Coles, 2005. "Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Matching Equilibrium: The Role of Congestion and Thick-Market Externalities," Working Papers 206, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  24. Booth, Alison L & Coles, Melvyn G, 2005. "Education, Matching and the Allocative Value of Romance," CEPR Discussion Papers 5099, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  25. Adrian Masters & Melvyn Coles, 2004. "Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Matching Equilibrium," Discussion Papers 04-12, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics.
  26. Adrian Masters & Melvyn Coles, 2004. "Duration Dependent Unemployment Insurance and Stabilisation Policy," Discussion Papers 04-10, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics.
  27. Booth, Alison L & Coles, Melvyn G, 2004. "Part-Time Employment Traps and Childcare Policy," CEPR Discussion Papers 4357, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  28. Coles, Melvyn G & Petrongolo, Barbara, 2002. "A Test Between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data," CEPR Discussion Papers 3241, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  29. Melvyn G. Coles & Jan Eeckhout, 2000. "Heterogeneity as a coordination device," Economics Working Papers 510, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  30. Melvyn G. Coles & Abhinay Muthoo, 2000. "Bargaining Equilibrium in a Non-Stationary Environment," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 0472, Econometric Society.
  31. Coles, Melvyn G, 1996. "Designing a Cheaper and More Effective Unemployment Benefit System," CEPR Discussion Papers 1532, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  32. Coles, Melvyn G & Hildreth, Andrew, 1996. "Wage Bargaining, Inventories, and Union Legislation," CEPR Discussion Papers 1361, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  33. Coles, Melvyn G, 1996. "Decentralized Trade, Entrepreneurial Investment and the Theory of Unemployment," CEPR Discussion Papers 1478, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  34. Burdett, K & Coles, M, 1995. "Steady State Price Distributions in a Noisy Search Equilibrium," Economics Discussion Papers 4915, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  35. Coles, M & Philippopoulos, A, 1995. "Are exchange rate bands better than fixed exchange rates?," Economics Discussion Papers 4916, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  36. Coles, Melvyn G & Smith, Eric, 1994. "Cross-Section Estimation of the Matching Function: Evidence from England and Wales," CEPR Discussion Papers 966, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  37. Coles, Melvyn G, 1994. "Understanding the Matching Function: The Role of Newspapers and Job Agencies," CEPR Discussion Papers 939, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  38. Coles, Melvyn G & Muthoo, Abhinay, 1994. "Strategic Bargaining and Competitive Bidding in a Dynamic Market Equilibrium," CEPR Discussion Papers 938, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  39. Coles, Melvyn G & Smith, Eric, 1994. "Marketplaces and Matching," CEPR Discussion Papers 1048, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  40. Melvyn Coles & Randall Wright, 1994. "Dynamic bargaining theory," Staff Report 172, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  41. Burdett, Kenneth & Coles, Melvyn G & van Ours, Jan C, 1994. "Temporal Aggregation Bias in Stock-Flow Models," CEPR Discussion Papers 967, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  42. Melvyn G. Coles & Raymond J. Farrow, 1986. "Neo-Classical Adjustment Rules with Time Varying Discount Rates - Theory and Applications," Working Paper 666, Economics Department, Queen's University.
  43. Melvyn G. Coles & Jan Eeckhout, "undated". "Efficient Job Allocation," Penn CARESS Working Papers f254df043aa954b9f2d76c248, Penn Economics Department.

Articles

  1. Melvyn G. Coles & Marco Francesconi, 2019. "Equilibrium Search with Multiple Attributes and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 127(1), pages 138-162.
  2. Melvyn G. Coles & Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi, 2018. "Do Job Destruction Shocks Matter in the Theory of Unemployment?," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 10(3), pages 118-136, July.
  3. Melvyn G. Coles & Dale T. Mortensen, 2016. "Equilibrium Labor Turnover, Firm Growth, and Unemployment," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 84, pages 347-363, January.
  4. Ken Burdett & Carlos Carrillo-Tudela & Melvyn Coles, 2016. "Wage Inequality: A Structural Decomposition," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 19, pages 20-37, January.
  5. Coles, Melvyn G. & Mortensen, Dale T., 2015. "The response of employment and wages to aggregate shocks: On-the-job search effect," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(1), pages 7-17.
  6. Melvyn G. Coles & Marco Francesconi, 2011. "On The Emergence Of Toyboys: The Timing Of Marriage With Aging And Uncertain Careers," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 52(3), pages 825-853, August.
  7. Kenneth Burdett & Carlos Carrillo‐Tudela & Melvyn G. Coles, 2011. "Human Capital Accumulation And Labor Market Equilibrium," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 52(3), pages 657-677, August.
  8. Burdett, Ken & Coles, Melvyn, 2010. "Wage/tenure contracts with heterogeneous firms," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 145(4), pages 1408-1435, July.
  9. Coles, Melvyn G. & Jones, Paul & Smith, Eric, 2010. "A Picture Of Stock–Flow Unemployment In The United Kingdom," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 14(4), pages 427-453, September.
  10. Alison Booth & Melvyn Coles, 2010. "Education, Matching, and the Allocative Value of Romance," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 8(4), pages 744-775, June.
  11. Booth, A.L. & Coles, M.G., 2010. "Tax policy and returns to education," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 291-301, January.
  12. Coles, Melvyn, 2009. "Corrigendum to "Melvyn Coles, Optimal unemployment policy in a matching equilibrium", Labour Economics, Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 537-559 (August 2008)," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 120-120, January.
  13. Melvyn Coles & Barbara Petrongolo, 2008. "A Test Between Stock-Flow Matching And The Random Matching Function Approach," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 49(4), pages 1113-1141, November.
  14. Coles, Melvyn, 2008. "Optimal unemployment policy in a matching equilibrium," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 537-559, August.
  15. Melvyn Coles & Joseph Lanfranchi & Ali Skalli & John Treble, 2007. "Pay, Technology, And The Cost Of Worker Absence," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 45(2), pages 268-285, April.
  16. Booth, Alison L. & Coles, Melvyn, 2007. "A microfoundation for increasing returns in human capital accumulation and the under-participation trap," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 51(7), pages 1661-1681, October.
  17. Coles, Melvyn & Masters, Adrian, 2007. "Re-entitlement effects with duration-dependent unemployment insurance in a stochastic matching equilibrium," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 31(9), pages 2879-2898, September.
  18. Melvyn Coles & Adrian Masters, 2006. "Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Matching Equilibrium," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 24(1), pages 109-138, January.
  19. Ken Burdett & Melvyn Coles, 2003. "Equilibrium Wage-Tenure Contracts," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 71(5), pages 1377-1404, September.
  20. Coles, Melvyn G. & Muthoo, Abhinay, 2003. "Bargaining in a non-stationary environment," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 109(1), pages 70-89, March.
  21. Coles, Melvyn G. & Eeckhout, Jan, 2003. "Indeterminacy and directed search," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 111(2), pages 265-276, August.
  22. Burdett, Ken & Coles, Melvyn G, 2001. "Transplants and Implants: The Economics of Self-Improvement," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 42(3), pages 597-616, August.
  23. Melvyn G. Coles, 2001. "Equilibrium Wage Dispersion, Firm Size and Growth," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 4(1), pages 159-187, January.
  24. Melvyn G. Coles & Andrew K. G. Hildreth, 2000. "Wage Bargaining, Inventories, and Union Legislation," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 67(2), pages 273-293.
  25. Coles, Melvyn & Masters, Adrian, 2000. "Retraining and long-term unemployment in a model of unlearning by not doing," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 44(9), pages 1801-1822, October.
  26. Burdett, Kenneth & Coles, Melvyn G, 1999. "Long-Term Partnership Formation: Marriage and Employment," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(456), pages 307-334, June.
  27. Coles, Melvyn G, 1999. "Turnover Externalities with Marketplace Trading," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 40(4), pages 851-868, November.
  28. Melvyn G. Coles & Abhinay Muthoo, 1998. "Strategic Bargaining and Competitive Bidding in a Dynamic Market Equilibrium," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 65(2), pages 235-260.
  29. Coles, Melvyn G & Smith, Eric, 1998. "Marketplaces and Matching," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 39(1), pages 239-254, February.
  30. Coles, Melvyn G. & Wright, Randall, 1998. "A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Search, Bargaining, and Money," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 78(1), pages 32-54, January.
  31. Coles, Melvyn & Smith, Eric, 1998. "Strategic bargaining with firm inventories," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 35-54, September.
  32. Burdett, K. & Coles, M. G., 1998. "Separation cycles," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 22(7), pages 1069-1090, May.
  33. Burdett, Kenneth & Coles, Melvyn G., 1997. "Steady State Price Distributions in a Noisy Search Equilibrium," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 1-32, January.
  34. Coles, Melvyn & Philippopoulos, Apostolis, 1997. "Are exchange rate bands better than fixed exchange rates? The imported credibility approach," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(1-2), pages 133-153, August.
  35. Ken Burdett & Melvyn G. Coles, 1997. "Marriage and Class," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 112(1), pages 141-168.
  36. Coles, Melvyn G. & Treble, John G., 1996. "Calculating the price of worker reliability," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 169-188, September.
  37. Coles, Melvyn G. & Treble, John G., 1993. "The price of worker reliability," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 149-155.

Software components

  1. Ken Burdett & Carlos Carrillo Tudela & Melvyn Coles, 2015. "Code and data files for "Wage Inequality: A Structural Decomposition"," Computer Codes 14-324, Review of Economic Dynamics.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 32 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (16) 2003-02-24 2003-03-14 2003-12-07 2004-06-13 2007-03-24 2007-03-31 2007-04-28 2009-01-03 2009-07-03 2011-08-22 2011-08-22 2012-04-03 2012-05-08 2015-05-30 2017-06-25 2017-07-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (15) 2006-05-13 2007-01-13 2009-07-03 2011-08-22 2011-10-15 2012-04-03 2012-05-08 2014-11-12 2015-05-02 2015-05-30 2015-10-10 2015-11-01 2016-02-12 2016-02-12 2017-06-25. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (10) 2006-05-13 2007-03-31 2007-04-21 2007-04-28 2007-04-28 2009-01-03 2009-07-03 2015-05-02 2015-05-30 2015-11-01. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (8) 2005-07-03 2005-07-11 2005-08-13 2006-05-13 2007-03-31 2007-04-21 2007-04-28 2009-01-03. Author is listed
  5. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (5) 2005-07-11 2006-05-13 2007-03-31 2007-04-21 2007-04-28. Author is listed
  6. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (4) 2009-07-03 2011-08-22 2011-10-15 2012-05-08
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2003-02-24 2003-03-14 2011-10-15
  8. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2011-10-15 2014-11-12
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2011-08-22 2014-11-12
  10. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (2) 2017-06-25 2017-07-02
  11. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2011-10-15
  12. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2014-11-12
  13. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2000-10-31
  14. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2007-01-13
  15. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2011-08-22
  16. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2009-01-03
  17. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2011-10-15

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