A Note on Risk Aversion and Labour Market Outcomes: Further Evidence from German Survey Data
Leuphana University; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3523
Using the large-scale German Socio-Economic Panel, this note reports direct empirical evidence for significant correlations between risk aversion and labour market outcomes (full-time employment, temporary agency work, fixed-term contracts, employer change, quits, training, wages, and job satisfaction).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: employment, job search, human capital, risk aversion, wages
JEL Classification: J01, J24, J64working papers series
Date posted: June 5, 2008
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