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Employed and unemployed search: The marginal willingness to pay for attributes in Lithuania, the US and the Netherlands

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  • van Ommeren, Jos
  • Hazans, Mihails

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This paper introduces a method for estimating workers' marginal willingness to pay for job attributes employing data on job search activity. Worker's willingness to pay to avoid a temporary contract, which increases the risk of becoming unemployed, is derived for Lithuania. The empirical relevance of this method is further shown re-interpreting studies that examine search behaviour in the U.S. and the Netherlands. We provide estimates of workers' willingness to pay for a wide range of job attributes including the risk of becoming unemployed and promotion prospects. Further, we discuss and apply a method for estimating unemployed individuals' willingness to pay for recall opportunities and the residual entitlement period

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  • van Ommeren, Jos & Hazans, Mihails, 2003. "Employed and unemployed search: The marginal willingness to pay for attributes in Lithuania, the US and the Netherlands," ZEI Working Papers B 15-2003, University of Bonn, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:zeiwps:b152003
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    JEL classification:

    • J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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