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Title:Employed and unemployed search: The marginal willingness to pay for attributes in Lithuania, the US and the Netherlands PDF Logo
Authors:van Ommeren, Jos
Hazans, Mihails
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:ZEI working paper B 15-2003
Abstract: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
JEL:J3
J6
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:ZEI Working Papers, Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung, Universität Bonn

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