Melvyn G. Coles

University of Essex - Department of Economics

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester CO4 3SQ

United Kingdom

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Plaça Cívica

Cerdañola del Valles

Barcelona, Barcelona 08193

SPAIN

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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)
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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

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Pay, Technology and the Cost of Worker Absence

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
Swansea University - Department of Economics, University of Essex - Department of Economics, Université Panthéon Assas, LEM and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - ERMES
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Absenteeism; Just-in-time; Pay

Pay, Technology, and the Cost of Worker Absence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 268-285, April 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
University of Essex - Department of Economics, Université Panthéon Assas, LEM, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - ERMES and Swansea University - Department of Economics
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Human Capital Accumulation and Labour Market Equilibrium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4215
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Ken Burdett, Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Melvyn G. Coles
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Leicester and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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search, wage dispersion, human capital accumulation

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Tenure and Experience Effects on Wages: A Theory

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3203
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Ken Burdett and Melvyn G. Coles
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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experience, tenure, search, equilibrium

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Heterogeneity as a Coordination Device

UPF Economics & Business Working Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2000
Melvyn G. Coles and Jan Eeckhout
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University College London - Department of Economics
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Matching, assignment game, directed search, supermodularity, truthful equilibrium

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Increasing Returns to Education and the Skills Under-Investment Trap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1657
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
Alison L. Booth and Melvyn G. Coles
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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home production, labor supply, returns to education, income tax

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On the Emergence of Toyboys: Equilibrium Matching With Ageing and Uncertain Careers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2612
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Mar 2007
Melvyn G. Coles and Marco Francesconi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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two-sided search, marriage, ex-ante heterogeneity, non-transferable utility, ageing

Education, Matching and the Allocative Value of Romance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Alison L. Booth and Melvyn G. Coles
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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education, participation, matching, marriage, cohabitation

Education, Matching and the Allocative Value of Romance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5099
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Alison L. Booth and Melvyn G. Coles
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Education, participation, matching, marriage, cohabitation

Equilibrium Search and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4556
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Melvyn G. Coles and Marco Francesconi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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two-sided search, marriage, female labor supply, pill, age at first birth

Equilibrium Search and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10827
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Melvyn G. Coles and Marco Francesconi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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two-sided search, multiple attribute matching, marriage, female labor supply, contraceptive pill

Equilibrium Search and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12095
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Melvyn G. Coles and Marco Francesconi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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Contraceptive pill, Female labor supply, Marriage, Two-sided search; Multiple attribute matching

Equilibrium Wage and Employment Dynamics in a Model of Wage Posting Without Commitment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5900
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Melvyn G. Coles and Dale T. Mortensen
University of Essex - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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wage dispersion, wage setting, rank-preserving equilibrium

Equilibrium Wage and Employment Dynamics in a Model of Wage Posting Without Commitment

NBER Working Paper No. w17284
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2011
Melvyn G. Coles and Dale T. Mortensen
University of Essex - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Quit Turnover and the Business Cycle: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9366
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Melvyn G. Coles
University of Leicester and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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business cycles, employer-to-employer transitions, search

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Part-Time Employment Traps and Childcare Policy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2004
Alison L. Booth and Melvyn G. Coles
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Part-time, full-time, education, market failure, childcare

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Equilibrium Labor Turnover, Firm Growth and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w18022
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Melvyn G. Coles and Dale T. Mortensen
University of Essex - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Duration-Dependent Unemployment Insurance Payments and Equilibrium Unemployment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2004
Melvyn G. Coles and Adrian Masters
University of Essex - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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New Business Start-Ups and the Business Cycle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8588
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Oct 2011
Melvyn G. Coles and Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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aggregate dynamics, equilibrium unemployment, startups

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Increasing Returns to Education: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6266
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 May 2008
Alison L. Booth, Melvyn G. Coles and Xiaodong Gong
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex - Department of Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - School of Economics
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home production, labour supply, returns to education

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On the Emergence of Toyboys: The Timing of Marriage with Aging and Uncertain Careers

International Economic Review, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 825-853, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Melvyn G. Coles and Marco Francesconi
University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Labour Supply and Education in an Economy with Household and Market Production

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6265
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2008
Alison L. Booth and Melvyn G. Coles
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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fiscal policy, household production, increasing returns, labour supply

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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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The Cost of Job Loss

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14428
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Leicester and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Human Capital Accumulation, job loss, job search

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Human Capital Accumulation and Labor Market Equilibrium

International Economic Review, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 657-677, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
University of Pennsylvania, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Wage Bargaining, Inventories, and Union Legislation

Posted: 01 Dec 2000
Andrew K.G. Hildreth and Melvyn G. Coles
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics

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Marriage and Class

QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol 112 No 1, February 1997
Posted: 12 Nov 1997
Ken Burdett and Melvyn G. Coles
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics

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Decentralized Trade, Entrepreneurial Investment and the Theory of Unemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1478
Posted: 14 Apr 1997
Melvyn G. Coles
University of Essex - Department of Economics

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