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dc.contributor.authorBlundell, Richarden_US
dc.contributor.authorBozio, Antoineen_US
dc.contributor.authorLaroque, Guyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-31en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-04T09:19:19Z-
dc.date.available2011-07-04T09:19:19Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/47489-
dc.description.abstractThis paper documents the key stylised facts underlying the evolution of labour supply at the extensive and intensive margins in the last forty years in three countries: United-States, United-Kingdom and France. We develop a statistical decomposition that provides bounds on changes at the extensive and intensive margins. This decomposition is also shown to be coherent with the analysis of labour supply elasticities at these margins. We use detailed representative micro-datasets to examine the relative importance of the extensive and intensive margins in explaining the overall changes in total hours worked. We also present some initial estimates of the broad distribution of implied elasticities and their implication for the overall aggregate hours elasticity.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) |cLondonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIFS working papers |x11,01en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleExtensive and intensive margins of labour supply: Working hours in the US, UK and Franceen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn655168516en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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