Search Theory: The 2010 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

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James Albrecht

Georgetown University - Department of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute); IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: June 2011

Abstract

This paper surveys search theory with an emphasis on the contributions of the 2010 laureates for the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Peter Diamond, Dale Mortensen, and Christopher Pissarides.

Keywords: Search, unemployment, wage dispersion, D83, E24, J64

Suggested Citation

Albrecht, James W., Search Theory: The 2010 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (June 2011). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, Issue 2, pp. 237-259, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1851191 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9442.2011.01658.x

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