Measuring Match Quality Using Subjective Data

Posted: 28 Jul 2012

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Priscila Ferreira

University of Minho - Dep. Economics; University of Minho - Applied Microeconomics Research Unit (NIMA)

Mark Taylor

University of Essex

Date Written: December 1, 2011

Abstract

We examine whether subjective information routinely collected in general surveys can be used to construct a single measure of underlying match quality which helps test matching models and predict labour market outcomes of workers.

Keywords: Wages, Job mobility, Match quality, Panel data, BHPS

JEL Classification: C33, J28, J31, J62, J63

Suggested Citation

Ferreira, Priscila and Taylor, Mark Philip, Measuring Match Quality Using Subjective Data (December 1, 2011). Economics Letters, Vol. 113, No. 3, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2118475

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Mark Philip Taylor

University of Essex ( email )

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