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A dynamic efficiency wage model with learning by doing

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  • Jellal, Mohamed
  • Zenou, Yves

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We propose a dynamic efficiency wage model with learning by doing. By taking into account the change inthe stock of workers’ knowledge, firms set efficiency wages such that the effort–wage elasticity is not in general equal to one.

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  • Jellal, Mohamed & Zenou, Yves, 2000. "A dynamic efficiency wage model with learning by doing," MPRA Paper 38513, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Mohamed Jellal & Francois-Charles Wolff, 2003. "Dual Labor Markets And Strategic Efficiency Wage," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(3), pages 99-112.
    2. Erkki Koskela & Jan König, 2010. "Profit Sharing, Wage Formation and Flexible Outsourcing under Labor Market Imperfection," CESifo Working Paper Series 2925, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Jan König & Erkki Koskela, 2013. "The Role of Profit Sharing in Dual Labour Markets with Flexible Outsourcing," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 27(4), pages 351-370, December.
    4. Jellal, Mohamed & Zenou, Yves, 1999. "Efficiency wages and the quality of job matching," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 201-217, June.
    5. François-Charles Wolff & Mohamed Jellal & Khaled Bouabdallah, 2004. "Unemployment and work sharing in an efficiency wage model," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 10(3), pages 1-7.
    6. Faria, Joao & Jellal, Mohamed, 2009. "Dynamic of Employment and Wages Incentives," MPRA Paper 17183, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Jellal, Mohamed, 2014. "Une théorie des relations sociales emploi et inégalité
      [A theory of social relations jobs and inequality]
      ," MPRA Paper 57512, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Koskela, Erkki & König, Jan, 2011. "The Role of Profit Sharing in Dual Labour Markets with Flexible Outsourcing," IZA Discussion Papers 5798, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    9. Jellal, Mohamed, 2014. "Social psychology and gender efficiency wage gap," MPRA Paper 57884, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Jellal, Mohamed, 2014. "Firmes industrielles incitations et formation approche théorique
      [Industrial firms incentives and training Policy theoretical approach]
      ," MPRA Paper 57306, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Daitoh, Ichiroh, 2010. "Productive consumption and population dynamics in an endogenous growth model: Demographic trends and human development aid in developing economies," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 696-709, April.
    12. Faria, Joao & Jellal, Mohamed, 2009. "Industrialization Jobs Creation and Wages Incentives," MPRA Paper 17185, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    13. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:10:y:2004:i:3:p:1-7 is not listed on IDEAS
    14. Jellal, Mohamed, 2014. "Agglomeration economies and optimal efficiency wage," MPRA Paper 57836, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    15. Koskela, Erkki & König, Jan, 2010. "Profit Sharing, Wage Formation and Flexible Outsourcing under Labor Market Imperfection," IZA Discussion Papers 4707, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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    Keywords

    Solow condition; Effort function; Learning;

    JEL classification:

    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis

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