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Transitions between unemployment and low pay

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Cappellari, Lorenzo (2008) Transitions between unemployment and low pay. In: Polacek, Solomon and Tatsiramos, Konstantinos, (eds.) Work, Earnings and Other Aspects of the Employment Relation. Research in labor economics (28). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK, pp. 57-79. ISBN 9780762313976

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Identification Number: 10.1016/S0147-9121(08)28003-9

Abstract

We model transitions between unemployment, low-paid and high-paid employment by British men using a first order Markov model with endogenous switching that also takes into account the endogeneity of initial conditions, selection into employment, and sample attrition. Our estimates indicate that all three selectivity issues are non-ignorable. We demonstrate several interrelationships between the dynamics of (un)employment and low-paid work between one year and the next, represented by forms of (cross-)state dependence. Controlling for heterogeneity, the probability of a man having a low-paid job in one year depends not only whether he had a job a year before but also whether that job was low paid. The probability of his being employed at all depends on whether he had a job the previous year.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0147-9121(08)28003-9
Additional Information: © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
Divisions: Social Policy
STICERD
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2011 10:46
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/32071

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