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Learning in labour markets

Author: Michael Waldman
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA Edward Elgar Publishing [2017] © 2017
Series: The international library of critical writings in economics, 333.
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Learning in labour markets is a key feature concerning how labour markets operate. theory of symmetric learning, evidence of symmetric learning and evidence from asymmetric learning.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Waldman
ISBN: 9781786431226 178643122X
OCLC Number: 1002234696
Notes: Enthält 35 Beiträge.
Description: xxix, 950 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Contents:Introduction Michael WaldmanPART I CLASSICS1. Michael Spence (1973), 'Job Market Signaling', 87 (3), Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 355-74 2. Boyan Jovanovic (1979), 'Job Matching and the Theory of Turnover', Journal of Political Economy, 87 (5), Part 1, October, 972-90 3. Eugene F. Fama (1980), 'Agency Problems and the Theory of the Firm', Journal of Political Economy, 88 (2), April, 288-307 4. Michael Waldman (1984), 'Job Assignments, Signaling and Efficiency', Rand Journal of Economics, 15 (2), Summer, 255-67 5. Bruce C. Greenwald (1986), 'Adverse Selection in the Labour Market', Review of Economic Studies, 53 (3), July, 325-47 6. Bengt Holmstrom (1999), 'Managerial Incentive Problems: A Dynamic Perspective', Review of Economic Studies, 66 (1), January, 169-82 PART II EDUCATION 7. John G. Riley (1979), 'Testing the Educational Screening Hypothesis,' Journal of Political Economy, 87 (5), Part 2: Education and Income, October, S227-S252 8. Kevin Lang and David Kropp (1986), 'Human Capital Versus Sorting: The Effects of Compulsory Attendance Laws', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 101 (3), August, 609-24 9. Thomas Hungerford and Gary Solon (1987), 'Sheepskin Effects in the Returns to Education', Review of Economics and Statistics, 69 (1), February, 175-7 10. Kelly Bedard (2001),'Human Capital versus Signaling Models: University Access and High School Dropouts', Journal of Political Economy, 109 (4), 749-75 11. Fabian Lange (2007), 'The Speed of Employer Learning', Journal of Labor Economics, 25 (1), 1-35 12. Peter Arcidiacono, Patrick Bayer and Aurel Hizmo (2010), 'Beyond Signaling and Human Capital: Education and the Revelation of Ability,' American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2 (4), October, 76-104 PART III THEORY OF SYMMETRIC LEARNING 13. Milton Harris and Bengt Holmstrom (1982), 'A Theory of Wage Dynamics', Review of Economic Studies, 49 (3), July, 315-3314. Robert Gibbons and Michael Waldman (1999), 'A Theory of Wage and Promotion Dynamics Inside Firms', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 114 (4), November, 1321-35815. Jaime Ortega (2001), 'Job Rotation as a Learning Mechanism', Management Science, 47 (10), October, 1361-70 16. Edward P. Lazear (2004), 'The Peter Principle: A Theory of Decline', Journal of Political Economy, 112 (1) Part 2, S141-S163 PART IV EVIDENCE ON SYMMETRIC LEARNING 17. Robert Gibbons and Kevin J. Murphy (1992), 'Optimal Incentive Contracts in the Presence of Career Concerns: Theory and Evidence', Journal of Political Economy, 100 (3), June, 468-505 18. Curtis J. Simon and John T. Warner (1992), 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker: The Effect of Old Boy Networks on Job Match Quality, Earnings and Tenure', Journal of Labor Economics, 10 (3), July, 306-3019. Henry S. Farber and Robert Gibbons (1996), 'Learning and Wage Dynamics', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 111 (4), November, 1007-47 20. Joseph G. Altonji and Charles R. Pierret (2001), 'Employer Learning and Statistical Discrimination', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116 (1), February, 313-50 21. Lisa B. Kahn and Fabian Lange (2014) 'Employer Learning, Productivity, and the Earnings Distribution: Evidence from Performance Measures', Review of Economic Studies, 81, 1575-613 22. Amanda Pallais (2014), 'Inefficient Hiring in Entry-Level Labor Markets', American Economic Review, 104 (11), 3565-99 23. Jeanine Miklos-Thal and Hannes Ullrich (2016), 'Career Prospects and Effort Incentives: Evidence from Professional Soccer', Management Science, 62 (6), 1645-67 PART V THEORY OF ASYMMETRIC LEARNING 24. Paul Milgrom and Sharon Oster (1987), 'Job Discrimination, Market Forces, and the Invisibility Hypothesis', Quarterly Journal of Economics, CII (3), August, 453-76 25. James D. Montgomery (1991), 'Social Networks and Labor-Market Outcomes: Toward an Economic Analysis', American Economic Review, 81, (5), December, 1408-418 26. Dan Bernhardt (1995) 'Strategic Promotion and Compensation', Review of Economic Studies, 62 (2), April, 315-39 27. Chun Chang and Yijiang Wang (1996), 'Human Capital Investment under Asymmetric Information: The Pigovian Conjecture Revisited ', Journal of Labor Economics, 14 (3), July, 505-19 28. Jan Zabojnik and Dan Bernhardt (2001), 'Corporate Tournaments, Human Capital Acquisition, and the Firm Size-Wage Relation', Review of Economic Studies, 68 (3), 693-716 29. Hideo Owan (2004), 'Promotion, Turnover, Earnings, and Firm-Sponsored Training', Journal of Labor Economics, 22 (4), October, 955-78PART VI EVIDENCE FROM ASYMMETRIC LEARNING 30. Robert Gibbons and Lawrence F. Katz (1991), 'Layoffs and Lemons', Journal of Labor Economics, 9 (4), October, 351-80 31. Daron Acemoglu and Jorn -Steffen Pischke (1998) 'Why do Firms Train? Theory and Evidence', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 113 (1), February, 79-119 32. Uta Schoenberg (2007), 'Testing for Asymmetric Employer Learning', Journal of Labor Economics, 25 (4), October, 651-9133. Joshua C. Pinkston (2009), 'A Model of Asymmetric Employer Learning with Testable Implications', Review of Economic Studies, 76 (1), January, 367-94 34. Jed DeVaro and Michael Waldman (2012), 'The Signaling Role of Promotions: Further Theory and Empirical Evidence', Journal of Labor Economics, 30 (1), January, 91-14735. Lisa B. Kahn (2013), 'Asymmetric Information Between Employers', American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5 (4), October, 165-205 Index
Series Title: The international library of critical writings in economics, 333.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Waldman (Charles H. Dyson Professor in Management and Professor of Economics at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, USA).


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