Barbara Petrongolo

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

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Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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London

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Germany

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8134
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2014
Rachel Ngai and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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gender gaps, structural transformation, marketization

A Test between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Melvyn G. Coles and Barbara Petrongolo
University of Essex - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Downloads 166 (253,033)
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Matching, Unemployment, Temporal Aggregation

A Test between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2002
Melvyn G. Coles and Barbara Petrongolo
University of Essex - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Matching, unemployment, hypothesis testing

Unequal Pay or Unequal Employment? A Cross-Country Analysis of Gender Gaps

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1941
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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median gender gaps, sample selection, wage imputation

Unequal Pay or Unequal Employment? A Cross-Country Analysis of Gender Gaps

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5506
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Barbara Petrongolo and Claudia Olivetti
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Boston College
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Median gender gaps, sample selection, wage imputation

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Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8135
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 May 2014
Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo
Sciences Po and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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gender, field experiments, lab experiments, discrimination, gender preferences

Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12391
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
European University Institute, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Stockholm University
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home production, taxes, gender identity, gender gaps

Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms

IFN Working Paper No. 1283, 2019
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
European University Institute, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Stockholm University
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home production, taxes, gender identity, gender gaps

Economic Incentives, Childcare and Gender Identity Norms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13769
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
European University Institute, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Stockholm University
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Citation 73

The Part-Time Pay Penalty for Women in Britain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2419
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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part-time work, pay gaps, occupational segregation

The Part-Time Pay Penalty for Women in Britain

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6058
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Occupational segregation, part-time work, wage differentials

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Citation 47

The Ins and Outs of European Unemployment

IZA Working Paper No. 3315
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2008
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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unemployment dynamics, job finding rates, job separation rates

The Ins and Outs of European Unemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6681
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Job finding rates, Job separation rates, Unemployment dynamics

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Citation 31

Scale Effects in Markets with Search

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Feb 2003
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Job Search, Economies of Scale, Matching, Aggregate Matching Functions, Wage Offer Distribution, Unemployment

Scale Effects in Markets with Search

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Job search, economies of scale, matching, aggregate matching functions

How Binding are Legal Limits? Transitions from Temporary to Permanent Work in Spain

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Maia Güell and Barbara Petrongolo
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Fixed-term Contracts, Duration Models

How Binding are Legal Limits? Transitions from Temporary to Permanent Work in Spain

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Maia Güell and Barbara Petrongolo
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Fixed-term contracts, duration models

How Local are Labor Markets? Evidence from a Spatial Job Search Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6178
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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job search, local labor markets, location-based policies, ripple effects

How Local are Labor Markets? Evidence from a Spatial Job Search Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8686
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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job search, local labor markets, location-based policies, ripple effects

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Job and Wage Mobility in a Search Model with Non-Compliance (Exemptions) with the Minimum Wage

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2076
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Zvi Eckstein, Suqin Ge and Barbara Petrongolo
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Virginia Tech - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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minimum wages, compliance, exemptions, job search, wage growth

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Worktime Regulations and Spousal Labour Supply

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5639
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Dominique Goux, Eric Maurin and Barbara Petrongolo
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), Paris School of Economics (PSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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spill-over effects, labour supply, workweek reduction

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Gender Gaps and the Structure of Local Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13143
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Barbara Petrongolo and Maddalena Ronchi
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research
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gender gaps, industry structure, local labor markets

Gender Gaps Across Countries and Skills: Supply, Demand and the Industry Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5935
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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gender gaps, education, demand and supply, industry structure

Gender Gaps Across Countries and Skills: Supply, Demand and the Industry Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w17349
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Requirements: Evidence from the UK JSA Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3856
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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unemployment compensation, job search, post-unemployment earnings

The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Requirements: Evidence from the UK JSA Reform

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7067
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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job search, postunemployment earnings, unemployment compensation

The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w21887
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9659
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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female employment, gender gaps, demand and supply, industry structure

The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 405-434, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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Reservation Wages and the Wage Flexibility Puzzle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9717
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Felix Koenig, Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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job search, reservation wages, wage cyclicality, reference dependence

Reservation Wages and the Wage Flexibility Puzzle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11109
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Felix Koenig, Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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job search, reference dependence, reservation wages, wage cyclicality

The Economic Consequences of Family Policies: Lessons from a Century of Legislation in High-Income Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10505
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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parental leave, childcare, family policies, gender gaps

The Economic Consequences of Family Policies: Lessons from a Century of Legislation in High-Income Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w23051
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The Economic Consequences of Family Policies: Lessons from a Century of Legislation in High-Income Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11784
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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childcare, family policies, gender gaps, parental leave

Men are from Mars, and Women Too: A Bayesian Meta-Analysis of Overconfidence Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14950
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 May 2022
Oriana Bandiera, Nidhi Parekh, Barbara Petrongolo and Michelle Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), J-PAL Africa, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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gender gaps, over-confidence, Bayesian meta-analysis

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Work, Care and Gender During the Covid-19 Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13762
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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COVID-19, gender gaps, home production

Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Disability-Related Welfare Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w21163
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2022
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Disability-Related Welfare Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9089
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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incentives, public sector, unemployment benefits, performance standards

Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Disability-Related Welfare Reform

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10643
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Incentives, performance standards, public sector, unemployment benefits

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Gender Segregation in Employment Contracts

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Barbara Petrongolo
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Part-time work, temporary work, gender segregation

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A Test between Stock-Flow Matching and the Random Matching Function Approach

International Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 1113-1141, November 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Melvyn G. Coles and Barbara Petrongolo
University of Essex - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Worktime Regulations and Spousal Labor Supply

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8666
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Dominique Goux, Eric Maurin and Barbara Petrongolo
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), Paris School of Economics (PSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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cross-hour effects, spousal labour supply, workweek reduction

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The Evolution of the Gender Gap in Industrialized Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11034
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
Boston College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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female employment, gender gaps, industry structure

Looking into the Black Box: A Survey of the Matching Function

Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Looking into the Black Box: A Survey of the Matching Function

CEPR Working Paper No. 2409
Posted: 17 Mar 2000
Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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