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      Entrepreneurship, start-up costs and employment 

      Fonseca, Raquel; Lopez-Garcia, Paloma; Pissarides, Christopher A. (2001)
      We study the effects of business start-up costs on employment, in a model with managers, workers and matching. We show that higher start-up costs discourage entrepreneurs and increase the fraction of the population who ...
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      The labor market effects of reducing the number of illegal immigrants 

      Chassamboulli, Andri; Peri, Giovanni (2015)
      A controversial issue in the US is how to reduce the number of illegal immigrants and what effect this would have on the US economy. To answer this question we set up a two-country model with search in labor markets and ...
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      Technological progress, job creation, and job destruction 

      Mortensen, Dale T.; Pissarides, Christopher A. (1998)
      New technology embodied in capital equipment can be adopted either through destruction of existing jobs and the creation of new ones or by renovation, updating the job's equipment. Under the assumption that the destruction ...