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On-the-job search. Some empirical evidence from Britain
This paper considers evidence from the Labour Force Survey concerning job search by employed workers. The unconditional probability of observing on-the-job search is decomposed into the product of two constituent probabilities ...
Who are the unemployed?
A VAR model for the monetary sector of the Cyprus economy
(University of CyprusCentral Bank of Cyprus, 1997)
Integrated reforms of tariffs and consumption taxes
The literatures on tariffs and commodity taxes have independently established sufficient conditions under which a tariff or commodity tax reform improves welfare. The present paper considers policy reforms within an ...
Labor Markets in the Middle East and North Africa
(World Bank Middle East and North, 1993)
The welfare and employment effects of trade and factor taxes with variable factor supply
This paper develops a general trade model with many traded goods, many internationally mobile factors, and with endogenous labor supply. Within this framework, the employment and welfare effects of taxes on trade, on wages ...
From a customs union to a common market: the need for factor-tax harmonization
Wooton (1988) demonstrates that a movement of a small customs union towardsa common market may result in a welfare loss if the common external tariff rates are not zero. The present paper, building on Wooton's model, ...