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Aggregation with a double non-convex labor supply decision: indivisible private- and public-sector hours

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  • Vasilev, Aleksandar

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This paper explores the problem of non-convex labor supply decisions in an economy with both private and public sector jobs. To this end, Hansen (1985) and Rogerson's (1988) indivisible-hours framework is extended to an environment featuring a double discrete labor choice. The novelty of the study is that the micro-founded representation obtained from explicit aggregation over homogeneous individuals features different disutility of labor across the two sectors, which is in line with the observed difference in average wage rates (OECD 2011). This theory-based utility function could be then utilized to study labor supply responses over the business cycle.

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  • Vasilev, Aleksandar, 2016. "Aggregation with a double non-convex labor supply decision: indivisible private- and public-sector hours," EconStor Preprints 142233, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
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    1. Hansen, Gary D., 1985. "Indivisible labor and the business cycle," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 309-327, November.
    2. Linnemann, Ludger, 2009. "Macroeconomic effects of shocks to public employment," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 31(2), pages 252-267, June.
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    1. Aleksandar Vasilev, 2015. "Insurance-Markets Equilibrium with Double Indivisible Labor Supply," Czech Economic Review, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies, vol. 9(2), pages 091-103, December.
    2. Vasilev, Aleksandar, 2016. "Aggregation with sequential non-convex public- and private-sector labor suply decisions," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
    3. Vasilev, Aleksandar, 2017. "Insurance-markets Equilibrium with Sequential Non-convex Private- and Public-Sector Labor Supply," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.

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    Keywords

    indivisible labor; public employment; aggregation; labor supply elasticity;

    JEL classification:

    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
    • J45 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Public Sector Labor Markets

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