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Job specific capital and labor mobility

Miller, Robert A.

Job specific capital and labor mobility

by Miller, Robert A.

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Statementby Robert A. Miller.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/310 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 85 leaves
Number of Pages85
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Open LibraryOL3200145M
LC Control Number83104133

The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow by Sassen, Saskia available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Offering a fresh understanding of the processes of international migration and specifically the US. ing wage differentials and labor market imperfections. 2. Uses of Human Capital The standard approach in labor economics views human capital as a set of skills/characteristics that increase a worker’s productivity. This is a useful start-ing place, and for most practical purposes quite su fficient. Nevertheless, it may be.

A book edited by David Card and Richard Freeman, Small Differences that Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States, chronicled differences in social programs and has become a standard reference for academics and policy makers interested in comparative labor markets. Twenty-five years later, institutions. Economic Effects of International Labor Mobility wages and job opportunities in migrant-receiving nations. To get a sense of how immigration might impact these economic variables theoretically, a restoring the capital-to-labor ratio, and with it, native wage rates and employment. Moreover, an.

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Job specific capital and labor mobility by Miller, Robert A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are two primary types of labor mobility: geographic and occupational. Geographic mobility refers to a worker's ability to work in a particular physical location, while occupational mobility.

Get this from a library. Specific capital, mobility, and wages: wages rise with job seniority. [Robert H Topel; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Labor Mobility and Wages Jacob Mincer, Boyan Jovanovic.

NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No. r) Issued in June NBER Program(s):Labor Studies In this essay we explore the implications of human capital and search behavior for both the interpersonal and life-cycle structure of inter-firm labor by: Specific Capital, Mobility, and Wages: Wages Rise with Job Seniority Robert H.

Topel. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in March NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program The idea that wages rise relative to alternatives as job seniority accumulates is the foundation of the theory of specific human capital, as well as other widely accepted theories of by: Wolfgang Keller, in Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, FDI spillovers from labor turnover.

There is also some recent work on labor mobility as a specific mechanism for FDI spillovers (Gorg and Strobl, ; Poole ).Poole () estimates what may be called wage spillovers from a large matched establishment–employee dataset for Brazil. Specific Capital, Mobility, and Wages: Wages Rise with Job Seniority Robert Topel University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research The idea that wages rise relative to alternatives as job seniority accu-mulates is the foundation of the theory of specific human capital, as well as other widely accepted theories of compensation.

The. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper uses longitudinal data to estimate a lower bound on the average return to job seniority among adjustment. The author finds that ten years of current job seniority raise the wage of the typical male worker in the United States by over 25 percent.

This is an estimate of what the typical worker would lose if his job were to end exogenously. The idea that wages rise relative to alternatives as job seniority accumulates is the foundation of the theory of specific human capital, as well as other widely accepted theories of compensation.

The fact that persons with longer job tenures typically earn higher wages tends to support these views, yet this evidence ignores the decisions that have brought individuals to the combination of.

International labor mobility. International labor mobility is the movement of workers between countries. It is an example of an international factor movement of laborers is based on a difference in resources between countries.

According to economists, over time the migration of labor should have an equalizing effect on wages, with workers in the same industries garnering the same. "This book enriches our knowledge and understanding of the complex issues of the migration of capital and labor in an economic environment dominated by multinational business.

In an incisive analysis Sassen offers a fresh and convincing perspective on the inter-relationship of capital mobility and labor mobility in a world increasingly Reviews: 1. From the Preface: This volume is a cooperative venture to make generally available the results of intensive research and thought over many years at half a dozen leading university research centers.

The conceptual and statistical analysis of the major general attributes of labor mobility by Philip M. Hauser, based upon his work at the University of Chicago and earlier in the U.

Bureau of the. Downloadable (with restrictions). Distance and direction measures are constructed and used to contrast occupational mobility following involuntary job displacement and total occupational mobility. Displacement involves specific capital loss.

Some voluntary occupational mobility, for example, promotions, reflects augmented skills rather than specific human capital loss. Young adults commonly move from job to job early in their careers as they seek work that best fits their interests and skills.

U.S. labor market fluidity aids with economic and social mobility by providing an avenue to higher compensation, improved working conditions, opportunities for advancement, and development of new skills.

Labor mobility, specialization, matching, and training. Some of the gains from agglomeration arise from an increase in job mobility and better matching between workers and firms.

Some studies assess whether agglomeration increases the frequency of workers’ moves between firms, industries, or occupations, as well as the chances for the. Topel, Robert (), "Job mobility, search and earnings growth: a reinterpretation of human capital em'nings functions", Research in Labor Economics 8, part A: Topel, Robert (), "Specific capital, mobility and wages: wages rise with job seniority", Journal of Political Economy   But the latest research on mobility is also touching on something else vital to businesses’ success: how mobility impacts the workforce.

Employee mobility. labor mobility. The economic hypothesis which motivates the analysis is that individual differences in firm-specific complementarities and related skill acquisitions produce ‘differences in mobility behavior and in the relation between job tenure, wages, and mobility.

Both “job duration. occupation-specific human capital (Boman ). Carrington () and Neal () note the importance for post-job loss recovery of obtaining reemployment within the pre-displacement industry.

Results from the Gibbons and Katz () asymmetric information model may also imply that geographic mobility helps workers recover from job loss. The distinction between labor and capital may relate to the fact that labor usually refers to blue-collar laborers/workers and human capital to white-collar workers.

Labor or human capital is in. The Mobility of Labor and Capital book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This examination of the specific conditions under /5(2). Thus, the growth of international trade may increase the demand for high-skilled labor and capital in both types of countries.

Third, the greater mobility of capital may reduce workers’ bargaining power more generally, as companies move abroad (or merely threaten to), restraining wage growth.Read the latest chapters of Handbook of Labor Economics atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Human capital development before age five* Janet Currie, Douglas Almond Book chapter Full text access.

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Other countries are doing a better job achieving equity in education. Investment in human capital varies by race. The Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances found that white families had almost 10 times the median wealth in .