Decreuse, Bruno (2008): Search externalities with crowding-out effects.
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We propose a static search model with two types of workers, output sharing (Nash bargaining), and free entry of firms. The matching function is specified so as the unskilled do not create congestion effects for the skilled. An increase in the share of skilled workers has two effects on the welfare of the unskilled: a negative crowding-out effect, and a positive labour demand effect. The former (latter) effect dominates whenever the skill differential is small (large).
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Search externalities with crowding-out effects|
|Keywords:||Matching frictions; Heterogeneity; Congestion effects|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J21 - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J23 - Labor Demand
|Depositing User:||Bruno Decreuse|
|Date Deposited:||01. Feb 2008 07:50|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 22:07|
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