EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Some Canadian Evidence on the Quit/Lay-Off Distinction

Michael P Kidd ()

Canadian Journal of Economics, 1994, vol. 27, issue 3, 709-33

Abstract: The question of whether or not there exists a meaningful economic distinction between quits and layoffs has attracted considerable attention. This paper utilizes a recent test proposed by J. S. Cramer and G. Ridder (1991) to test formally whether quits and layoffs may legitimately be aggregated into a single undifferentiated job-mover category. The paper also estimates wage equations for job stayers, quits, and layoffs, corrected for the endogeneity of job mobility. The major results are that quits and lay-off cannot legitimately be pooled and correction for sample selection would appear to be important.

Date: 1994
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (8) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0008-4085%2819940 ... CEOTQ%3E2.0.CO%3B2-9 (text/html)
only available to JSTOR subscribers

Related works:
Working Paper: Some Canadian Evidence on the Quit/Lay-Off Distinction (1993)
Working Paper: Some Canadian Evidence on the Quit/Layoff Distinction (1991)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cje:issued:v:27:y:1994:i:3:p:709-33

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
https://www.economic ... ionen/membership.php

Access Statistics for this article

Canadian Journal of Economics is currently edited by Katherine Cuff

More articles in Canadian Journal of Economics from Canadian Economics Association Canadian Economics Association Prof. Werrner Antweiler, Treasurer UBC Sauder School of Business 2053 Main Mall Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Prof. Werner Antweiler ().

 
Page updated 2020-09-08
Handle: RePEc:cje:issued:v:27:y:1994:i:3:p:709-33