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How Do People Find Jobs?

Ayşegül Şahin, Jason Faberman (), Andreas Mueller, Rachel Schuh and Giorgio Topa ()

No 20170405, Liberty Street Economics from Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract: Most people find themselves looking for work at some point in their adult lives. But what brings employers and job seekers together? And does searching for a new job while unemployed lead to different outcomes than searching while employed? Little is known about the job search process for unemployed workers. Even less is known about the search process and outcomes for currently employed workers?so?called ?on?the?job? search. This Liberty Street Economics post aims to shed light on these questions and to draw some conclusions for our understanding of labor market dynamics more generally.

Keywords: job offers; On-The-Job search; job search (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J00 E2 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017-04-05
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