Welfare Costs of Sticky Wages When Effort Can Respond
Yongsung Chang () and
Macroeconomics from University Library of Munich, Germany
We examine the impact of wage stickiness when employment has an effort as well as hours dimension. Despite wages being predetermined, the labor market clears through the effort margin. Consequently, welfare costs of wage stickiness are potentially much, much smaller.
Keywords: Sticky Wage; Endogenous Effort; Welfare Cost (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E32 E52 J22 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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