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On the dynamic decision to participate in crime
Our research examines the decision to participate in crime using a dynamic model of individual choice under uncertainty. The motivation for studying this decision in a dynamic framework is twofold. First, it allows us to ...
A systematic consideration of labor market dynamics in the development of compensation systems
Johnson and Ash (1986) proposed a new model for developing compensation systems which is designed to systematically and simultaneously reconcile differences between internal and external pay equity criteria without necessarily ...
JOB CHARACTERISTICS, GRADING SYSTEMS AND COMPARABLE WORTH (DISCRIMINATION)
Utilizing a unique and comprehensive data set on the personal and job characteristics of workers from three firms, we test the equalizing wage differential theory and study the determinants of the persistent male-female ...
ESSAYS ON LABOR CONTRACT DURATION
The purpose of these essays is to test empirically a model of wage contract duration developed by Gray (1978). The focus is on wage agreements negotiated between unions and firms. In most contract length models negotiating ...
The economics of undocumented immigration: Mexican participation in the U.S. labor market
This study addresses the impact of Mexican illegal immigration on the U.S. labor market. It constitutes a first step towards developing rigorous structural econometric models that empirically analyze undocumented labor ...
Carrots and sticks: Enforceable effort and the minimum wage
Rent controls lead not only to a smaller market quantity of rental housing; they also result in a deterioration in the quality of available rental housing. A model of the labor market is presented in which the same kind ...