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dc.contributor.authorProwse, Victoriaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2005-06-09en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:07:58Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:07:58Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33196-
dc.description.abstractA multinomial choice framework is used to investigate the nature of women's transitions between full-time employment, part-time employment and non-employment. The stochastic framework allows time varying and time invariant unobserved preferences, and also controls for the possible endogeneity of education, fertility and non-labor income. Significant positive true state dependence is found in both full-time and part-time employment. This finding is robust to the specification of unobserved preferences. The results are used to assess the dynamic effects of three temporary wage subsidies. All three policies have substantial effects on employment behavior for up to 6 years. However, obtaining a permanent increase in employment requires sustained or repeated interventions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 1623en_US
dc.subject.jelC15en_US
dc.subject.jelC35en_US
dc.subject.jelJ62en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddynamic labor supplyen_US
dc.subject.keywordheterogeneityen_US
dc.subject.keywordmultinomial choiceen_US
dc.subject.keywordstate dependenceen_US
dc.titleState dependence in a multi-state model of employment dynamicsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn488876001en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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