Barnichon, Regis (2009): Building a composite Help-Wanted Index over 1951-2009.
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This paper presents a measure of vacancy posting that captures the behavior of total --print and online-- help-wanted advertising. By modeling the share of online job advertising as the diffusion of a new technology --online job posting and job search-- I can combine information on both print and online help-wanted advertising. I use this consistent measure of vacancy posting over 1951-2009 to estimate the elasticity of the matching function and find an estimate of 0.58.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Building a composite Help-Wanted Index over 1951-2009|
|Keywords:||Vacancy posting, help-wanted advertising, online, newspaper|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J63 - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J64 - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
|Depositing User:||Regis Barnichon|
|Date Deposited:||24. Dec 2009 01:37|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:46|
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