IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper

Transitions CDD - CDI et différentiels de salaire : Résultats économétriques sur l'enquête Emploi

  • Mohamed Ben Halima

    ()

    (GATE - Groupe d'analyse et de théorie économique - CNRS - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2 - Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines)

  • Jean-Yves Lesueur

    ()

    (GATE - Groupe d'analyse et de théorie économique - CNRS - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2 - Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines)

The paper investigates individual transitions from a temporary job (CDD) to a permanent job (CDI) in France. We present the transition from a temporary job to a permanent one as a simple tournament mechanism where promotion to CDI is based on a productivity norm. The equilibrium properties of the model show that wages differences between temporary jobs and permanent ones are positively correlated with uncertainty during tournament. This particular property is tested on the French Labour Survey 1990 – 2002, using an endogenous switching wage model to control for the contract type selection rule. A Neuman – Oaxaca decomposition method is used to identify the relative contribution of observables and unobservables in wage differentials. Using firm size as a proxy for uncertainty we compare the differential wage decomposition between large firm tournament and small firm tournament. Our results show that, in small firms, the characteristics which contribute to the selection tend to reduce the wage dispersion between CDI and CDD by 9,3%. These results do not reject the equilibrium property of the model according to which more uncertainty during tournament reduces players' incentives and would be compensated by an increased wage gap between promoted and not promoted.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00196285/document
Download Restriction: no

Paper provided by HAL in its series Post-Print with number hal-00196285.

as
in new window

Length:
Date of creation: 2007
Date of revision:
Publication status: Published in Working paper GATE 2007-21. 2007
Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00196285
Note: View the original document on HAL open archive server: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00196285
Contact details of provider: Web page: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00196285. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (CCSD)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.