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The reservation wage curve: Evidence from the UK

Sarah Brown () and Karl Taylor

Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 126, issue C, 22-24

Abstract: We investigate the relationship between an individuals’ reservation wage and unemployment in the local area district. Largely unexplored in the literature this adds to the work which has examined the association between employee wages and unemployment—the ‘wage curve’.

Keywords: Reservation wages; Wage curve; Unemployment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J64 J31 R23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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