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dc.contributor.authorZenou, Yvesen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:21:00Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:21:00Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21279-
dc.description.abstractIn a city where individuals endogenously choose their residential location, firms determine their spatial efficiency wage and a geographical red line beyond which they do not recruit workers. This is because workers experiencing longer commuting trips provide lower effort levels than those residing closer to jobs. By solving simultaneously for the land and labor market equilibrium, we show that there exists a unique market equilibrium that determines the location of all individuals in the city, the land rent, the efficiency wage, the recruitment area and the unemployment level in the economy. This model is able to provide a new mechanism for the spatial mismatch hypothesis by taking the firm?s viewpoint. Distance to jobs is harmful not because workers have low information about jobs (search) or because commuting costs are too high but because firms do not hire remote workers.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 607en_US
dc.subject.jelR14en_US
dc.subject.jelJ41en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordspatial mismatchen_US
dc.subject.keywordrecruitment areaen_US
dc.subject.keywordefficiency wageen_US
dc.subject.keyworddistance to jobsen_US
dc.subject.stwStädtische Standorttheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwStädtische Arbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwPersonalbeschaffungen_US
dc.subject.stwHinterlanden_US
dc.subject.stwEffizienzlohnen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleHow Do Firms Redline Workers?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn358503914en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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