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Essays in labour and behavioural economics

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The entire literature on adverse selection in the labour market spawned by Greenwald (1986, Review of Economic Studies, 63(3)) has been built, somewhat unwittingly, on the assumption that firms forget the type of a worker after the worker quits. In many contexts, this assumption is implausible. The first three chapters of this thesis therefore explore an alternative approach to modelling labour markets with asymmetric information by assuming firms will never forget a worker's typ...

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Balliol College (University of Oxford)
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Social Sciences Division
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Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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602323123
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English
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2015-02-04

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