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dc.contributor.authorBenito, Andrewen_US
dc.contributor.authorSaleheen, Jumanaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-15T07:36:50Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-15T07:36:50Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201208096204-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/58463-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines labour supply adjustment - both hours worked and participation decisions. We focus on the response of each to financial shocks, employing data from the BHPS. Estimated responses are broadly consistent with models of self-insurance that incorporate labour supply flexibility. The shock reflects several factors including financial wealth and a partner's employment situation. The response is significantly larger for those who change job, consistent with the importance of hours constraints within jobs. The propensity to participate in the labour market also appears to respond to the financial shock but that is somewhat less robust than the hours response.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x6506en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordlabour supplyen_US
dc.subject.keywordself-insuranceen_US
dc.subject.stwHaushaltseinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftskriseen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsangeboten_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleLabour supply as a buffer: Evidence from UK householdsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn715984993en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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