Jonathan Thomas

University of Edinburgh - Economics

Honorary Professor

50 George Square

Edinburgh, EH8 9JY, Scotland

United Kingdom

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~jpt/

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

http://www.cesifo.de

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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78

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20

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Gift-Giving, Quasi-Credit and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2002
Jonathan Thomas and Tim S. Worrall
University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh
Downloads 119 (319,268)
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Implicit Contract, Gift-giving, Reciprocity, Quasi-credit

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Dynamic Relational Contracts with Credit Constraints

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 May 2010
Jonathan Thomas and Tim S. Worrall
University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh
Downloads 108 (341,416)
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Credit constraints, relational contracts, self-enforcement, limited commitment

3.

Fair Pay and a Wagebill Argument for Wage Rigidity and Excessive Employment Variability

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Jonathan Thomas
University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Implicit Contract Theory, Wage Rigidity, Involuntary Unemployment

4.

Gradualism and Irreversibility

CSGR Working Paper No. 28/99
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 1999
Ben Lockwood and Jonathan Thomas
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Limited Commitment Models of the Labor Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2109
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2007
Jonathan Thomas and Tim S. Worrall
University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh
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labor contracts, self-enforcing contracts, unemployment, business cycle

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An Analysis of Labour Adjustment Costs in Unionized Economies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Dec 2000
Jonathan Thomas and Leonor Modesto
University of Edinburgh - Economics and Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics
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Unions, labour adjustment costs, Markov perfect equilibria

Measuring What Employers Really Do About Entry Wages Over the Business Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4757
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Pedro S. Martins, Gary Solon and Jonathan Thomas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Arizona and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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real wage cyclicality, entry wages, matched employer-employee data

Measuring What Employers Really Do About Entry Wages Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w15767
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2021
Pedro S. Martins, Gary Solon and Jonathan Thomas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Arizona and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Labour Contracts, Equal Treatment and Wage-Unemployment Dynamics

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1835
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Jonathan Thomas and Andy Snell
University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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labour contracts, business cycle, unemployment, equal treatment, cohort effects

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Real and Nominal Wage Rigidity in a Model of Equal-Treatment Contracting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4346
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Pedro S. Martins, Andy Snell and Jonathan Thomas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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labour contracts, business cycle, unemployment, equal treatment, downward rigidity, cross-contract restrictions

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Minu, Startu and All that: Pitfalls in Estimating the Sensitivity of a Worker's Wage to Aggregate Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5503
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Pedro S. Martins, Andy Snell and Jonathan Thomas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Edinburgh - Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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wage cyclicality, unemployment

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Bias in Returns to Tenure When Firm Wages and Employment Comove: A Quantitative Assessment and Solution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9849
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Pedro S. Martins, Andy Snell, Heiko Stueber and Jonathan Thomas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Edinburgh - Economics, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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matched data, tenure effects, Germany, Portugal

12.

Informal Insurance Arrangements with Limited Commitment: Theory and Evidence from Village Economies

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Ethan A. Ligon, Tim S. Worrall and Jonathan Thomas
University of California, Berkeley, University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 28 (636,904)
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A Competitive Model of Worker Replacement and Wage Rigidity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4610
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Andy Snell, Jonathan Thomas and Zhewei Wang
University of Edinburgh - Economics, University of Edinburgh - Economics and Shandong University of Finance and Economics
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labour contracts, business cycle, unemployment, labour hoarding, downward rigidity, cross-contract restrictions

A Competitive Model of Worker Replacement and Wage Rigidity

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, Issue 1, pp. 419-430, 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Andy Snell, Jonathan Thomas and Zhewei Wang
University of Edinburgh - Economics, University of Edinburgh - Economics and Shandong University of Finance and Economics
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Downward Real Wage Rigidity and Equal Treatment Wage Contracts: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11504
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2018
Andy Snell, Heiko Stueber and Jonathan Thomas
University of Edinburgh - Economics, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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business cycles, employment, unemployment, real wage rigidity, GDP growth, models with panel data

15.

Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Mar 2004
Jonathan Thomas
University of Edinburgh - Economics
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16.

Job Security, Asymmetric Information, and Wage Rigidity1

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Nov 2021
Andy Snell and Jonathan Thomas
University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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E32, J41Business Cycles, Wage Rigidity

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Job Security, Asymmetric Information, and Wage Rigidity1

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Andy Snell, Heiko Stüber and Jonathan Thomas
University of Edinburgh, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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E32, J41Business Cycles, Wage Rigidity