Further evidence on the wage curve

Published in: Economics Letters 38 (1992). 355-359. (with Wim Groot and Eddie Mekkelholt )

In this paper we replicate and extend the wage curve proposed by Blanchflower and Oswald (1990). Our replication only partly confirms their findings. Our extensions relate to gender effects and to a refinement of the unemployment measure. The results show that wage curves for males and females differ. For females unemployment both has a wage effect and a discouraged worker effect.

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