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dc.contributor.authorWrede, Matthiasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-09en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-14T12:59:03Z-
dc.date.availablestart=2012-02-14T12:59:03Z; end=2013-05-07-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/55265-
dc.description.abstractCombining a spatial equilibrium model with a matching unemployment model, this paper analyzes the regional quality of life when wages, rents, and unemployment risk compensate for local amenities and disamenities. In particular, the paper shows for quasi-linear utility that the effects of any amenity on wages and unemployment rates are of opposite sign. Additionally, the wage rate and the labor market tightness increase and the unemployment ratio decreases in reaction to an increase in the level of an amenity if the amenity is marginally more beneficial to producers than to consumers per unit of land. Based on the model, quality of life of the unemployed in West German counties is estimated.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv., Inst. für Wirtschaftspolitik und Quantitative Wirtschaftsforschung |cErlangenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIWQW discussion paper series |x01/2012en_US
dc.subject.jelR12en_US
dc.subject.jelR13en_US
dc.subject.jelR14en_US
dc.subject.jelH22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordquality of lifeen_US
dc.subject.keywordunemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keywordmatchingen_US
dc.subject.keywordmobilityen_US
dc.titleWages, rents, unemployment, and the quality of lifeen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn684994585en_US
dc.relation.isreplacedbyhttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/59572-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:iwqwdp:012012-

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