Labour Market Signalling and Unemployment Duration: An Empirical Analysis Using Employer–employee Data

Anders Frederiksen, Rikke Rikke Ibsen, Michael Rosholm, Niels Westergård-Nielsen

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Abstract

We test the signalling hypothesis using detailed flow-based employer–employee data from Denmark. Our main findings are: the signalling value is proportional to the proportion of employees dismissed from the workplace and the signal is uniform across occupation groups
Original languageEnglish
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume118
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)84–86
ISSN0165-1765
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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