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DEEP Séminaires en Microéconomie

The DEEP organizes a workshop covering a wide array of Micro topics, including game theory, industrial organization, trade, health and labor economics, experimental, micro-econometrics, …

Presentations are 1h15, including questions from the audience. The workshop is open to external and internal speakers. 

 

 

Spatial search strategies of job seekers and the role of unemployment insurance

Rafael Lalive (UNIL)

30 mai 2017  -  12:15-13:30, salle Extranef 109

 

Job search is a spatially oriented activity. Searching farther is costly, and working far away from home entails high costs, a􏰎ecting job acceptance decisions. We build a simple theoretical framework where job seekers choose how much to search, how far to search, and what lowest wage they accept for a given commute distance. In this setup, unemployment insurance discourages broader job search through reducing the net gain from getting a job. Opposite forces encourage broader search, either through the re-entitlement e􏰎ect or, under liquidity constraints, to 􏰏nance costly spatial job search.

We use a unique dataset on all workers entering unemployment in Austria between 1995 to 2004 to investigate these forces. Newly unemployed workers initially 􏰏nd relatively more frequentely jobs in the same workplace as they used to be employed. As the unemployment spell gets longer, they both accept lower wages and progressively enlarge their radius of search, ending up with a job farther away from their previous workplace (but not necessarily farther away from their residence). Unemployment insurance reduces reservation wages at a given accepted commute distance, and encourages search outside the municipality of the previous job. Reducing potential bene􏰏t duration a􏰎ects wages and commuting distance more strongly than changes in the bene􏰏t level. 

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