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Labour market signalling and unemployment duration: An empirical analysis using employer–employee data

Anders Frederiksen (), Rikke Ibsen (), Michael Rosholm and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen
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Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 1, 84-86

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.

Keywords: Unemployment duration; Signalling; Workplace closure (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J64 J65 J68 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.09.032

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