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Essays on two-sector matching, status rewards and liability

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This thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.

Chapter 1 develops a two-sector, bivariate matching model, in which each sector uses a different dimension of skill in the production process. I show there exists a unique assignment of agents to sectors and derive comparative statics. The main result is that if jobs are scarce, both an increase in sector one skills' spread and a technological improvement increase the supply of talent in sector one, but decrease it in sector two...

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SSD
Department:
Economics
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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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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Deposit date:
2015-10-06

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