Matching Bias in Labor Demand Estimation
Using a matched firm-worker dataset, we show both theoretically and empirically that positive assortative matching between firms and workers leads to an underestimation of the absolute value of wage elasticity of labor demand.
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|Publication status:||published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 100 (2), 297-299|
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