Etienne Wasmer

Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)

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France

Sciences Po

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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The Cyclical Volatility of Labor Markets under Frictional Financial Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2012
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau and Etienne Wasmer
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Search, Financial Market Imperfections, Shimer Puzzle, Macroeconomic Volatility

The Cyclical Volatility of Labor Markets Under Frictional Financial Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5131
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau and Etienne Wasmer
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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search, financial imperfections, Shimer puzzle, macroeconomic volatility

Macroeconomic Dynamics in a Model of Goods, Labor and Credit Market Frictions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2014
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau and Etienne Wasmer
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Macroeconomic Dynamics in a Model of Goods, Labor and Credit Market Frictions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5763
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau and Etienne Wasmer
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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search, matching, business cycle, goods market imperfection

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The Macroeconomics of Labor and Credit Market Imperfections

IZA Discussion Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Nov 2000
Etienne Wasmer and Philippe Weil
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
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Credit and Search Frictions, Unemployment, Monetary Policy

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Interpreting Europe and Us Labor Markets Differences: The Specificity of Human Capital Investments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 549
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Training, Specific Human Capital, General Human Capital, Unemployment, Matching

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Labor Supply Dynamics, Unemployment and Human Capital Investments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 May 2002
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Wage Inequality, Education, Experience, Labor Supply

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Links between Labor Supply and Unemployment: Theory and Empirics

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Apr 2006
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Unemployment, Labor market participation, Female participation

Labor Market Efficiency, Wages and Employment When Search Frictions Interact with Intrafirm Bargaining

IZA Discussion Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Pierre Cahuc and Etienne Wasmer
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Unemployment, Wage Bargaining, Matching

Labor Market Efficiency, Wages and Employment When Search Frictions Interact with Intrafirm Bargaining

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2812
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 May 2001
Pierre Cahuc and Etienne Wasmer
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Overemployment, search, wage bargaining

Between-Group Competition in the Labor Market and the Rising Returns to Skill: Us and France 1964-2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Apr 2001
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Wage Inequality, Education, Experience, Labor Supply

Between-Group Competition in the Labor Market and the Rising Returns to Skill: Us and France 1964-2000

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2798
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 May 2001
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Education, experience, labor supply, wage inequality

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Labor Market Flows and Equilibrium Search Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Dec 2001
Etienne Wasmer and Pietro Garibaldi
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Unemployment, Matching, Home Production

Higher Education Levels, Firms' Outside Options and the Wage Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Asa Rosen and Etienne Wasmer
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Wage Inequality, Matching, Creation Costs, Firing Costs

Higher Education Levels, Firms' Outside Options and the Wage Structure

Labour, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 621-654, December 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jan 2006
Asa Rosen and Etienne Wasmer
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Higher Education Levels, Firms' Outside Options and the Wage Structure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3186
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2002
Asa Rosen and Etienne Wasmer
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Wage inequality, matching, creation costs, firing costs

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Are Specific Skills an Obstacle to Labor Market Adjustment? Theory and an Application to the EU Enlargement

ECB Working Paper No. 585
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Ana Lamo, Julián Messina and Etienne Wasmer
European Central Bank (ECB), University of Girona and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Matching, Labor Reallocation, Specific Skills, Enlargement, Vocational Education

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Shopping Time

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Goods market search, time allocation, American Time Use Survey, business cycles.

The Economics of Prozac: Do Employees Really Gain from Strong Employment Protection?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2460
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Dec 2006
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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stress at work, employment protection, personnel economics

The Economics of Prozac (Do Employees Really Gain from Strong Employment Protection?)

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5991
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Feb 2007
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Employment protection, stress at work, personnel economics

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Space, Search and Efficiency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Etienne Wasmer and Yves Zenou
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Local labor markets, job access, job matching, welfare

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Local Social Capital and Geographical Mobility: A Theory

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3668
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Quentin David, Alexandre Janiak and Etienne Wasmer
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Chile and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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European unemployment, geographical mobility, social capital

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Housing and the Labor Market: Time to Move and Aggregate Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4172
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 May 2009
Peter Rupert and Etienne Wasmer
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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unemployment, housing market imperfections, labor search frictions, commuting costs

Equilibrium Search Unemployment with Explicit Spatial Frictions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1465
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2005
Etienne Wasmer and Yves Zenou
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Monash University - Department of Economics
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local labour markets, relocation costs, search effort, job matching

Equilibrium Search Unemployment with Explicit Spatial Frictions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4743
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jan 2005
Etienne Wasmer and Yves Zenou
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Local labor markets, relocation costs, search effort, job matching

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Raising Female Employment: Reflexions and Policy Tools

IZA Discussion Paper No. 951; IGIER Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jan 2004
Pietro Garibaldi and Etienne Wasmer
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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employment rate, market frictions, labour market policy

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Layoff Costs and Efficiency with Asymmetric Information

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4524
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Alain Delacroix and Etienne Wasmer
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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bargaining, asymmetric information, employment protection legislation, inefficient job separations

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Commuting, Wages and Bargaining Power

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4510
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Peter Rupert, Elena Stancanelli and Etienne Wasmer
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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simultaneous equations, search model, commuting

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Better Residential than Ethnic Discrimination! Reconciling Audit's Findings and Interviews' Findings in the Parisian Housing Market

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
CNRS, Pacte, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Université du Québec à Montréal, Sciences Po - Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Discrimination, Neighborhood Effects, Housing Market

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Raising Female Employment: Reflections and Policy Tools

IGIER Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jan 2004
Pietro Garibaldi and Etienne Wasmer
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Employment Protection and Capital-Labor Ratios

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8362
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Alexandre Janiak and Etienne Wasmer
University of Chile and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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employment protection, specific skills, unemployment, capital-labor ratios

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Interpreting European and Us Labour Market Differences: The Specificity of Human Capital Investments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3780
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Training, specific human capital, general human capital, unemployment, matching

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Local Social Capital and Geographical Mobility: Some Empirics and a Conjecture on the Nature of European Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3669
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Quentin David, Alexandre Janiak and Etienne Wasmer
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Chile and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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European unemployment, geographical mobility, social capital

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Are Specific Skills an Obstacle to Labor Market Adjustment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5250
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Ana Lamo, Julián Messina and Etienne Wasmer
European Central Bank (ECB), University of Girona and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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transition countries, vocational education, specific skills, EU enlargement

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A Steady-State Model of a Non-Walrasian Economy with Three Imperfect Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5758
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Etienne Wasmer
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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search, matching, unemployment, goods market imperfections

A Theory of Wages and Labor Demand with Intra-Firm Bargaining and Matching Frictions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4605
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Pierre Cahuc and Etienne Wasmer
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Strategic wage bargaining, intra-firm bargaining, search and matching, unemployment, over-employment

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The Macroeconomics of Labour and Credit Market Imperfections

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3334
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2002
Etienne Wasmer and Philippe Weil
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
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Credit and search frictions, unemployment, monetary policy, capitalism

Frictional Unemployment with Stochastic Bubbles

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2017
Guillaume Vuillemey and Etienne Wasmer
HEC Paris - Finance Department and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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Unemployment Volatility, Labor Frictions, Bubbles

Frictional Unemployment with Stochastic Bubbles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10265
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Guillaume Vuillemey and Etienne Wasmer
HEC Paris - Finance Department and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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unemployment volatility, labor frictions, bubbles

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Are Specific Skills an Obstacle to Labour Market Adjustment? Theory and an Application to the EU Enlargement

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5503
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 May 2006
Etienne Wasmer, Julián Messina and Ana Lamo
Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE), University of Girona and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Matching, labour reallocation, specific skills, enlargement, vocational education, unemployment

Ethnic Unemployment Rates and Frictional Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7448
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Laurent Gobillon, Peter Rupert and Etienne Wasmer
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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spatial mismatch hypotheses, commuting, job acceptance, ethnic unemployment rates

Ethnic Unemployment Rates and Frictional Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9507
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Laurent Gobillon, Peter Rupert and Etienne Wasmer
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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discrimination, ethnic groups, local markets, matching model

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Frictional Unemployment with Stochastic Bubbles

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11561
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Guillaume Vuillemey and Etienne Wasmer
HEC Paris and Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE)
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bubbles, labor frictions, Unemployment volatility