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Essays in applied microeconomics

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This thesis is made of three chapters. In Chapter 1 I investigate some of the potential effects of the interaction between minimum wages and job frictions on labour market outcomes in the UK. In a random search model with wage-posting and productivity dispersion across firms, under certain conditions, an increase in the minimum wage has stronger effects on separations between firms and workers facing relatively higher frictions than on separations between firms and workers facing relative...

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SSD
Department:
Economics
Department:
University of Oxford
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King's College London, CEP
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Supervisor, Contributor
Department:
MIT, CEP
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Contributor
Department:
University of Oxford
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2019-08-30

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