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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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
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)84–86
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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