2 edition of Employer concentration in local labor markets. found in the catalog.
Employer concentration in local labor markets.
Robert L. Bunting
by University of North Carolina Press
Written in English
|LC Classifications||HD5724 .B74|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||62053664|
An additional challenge for many towns is dependence on a small number of local employers with the market power to hold down wages. One study by the Brookings Institution found that wages were 17 percent lower in places at the 75 th percentile for employer concentration than in places at the 25 th percentile, all else equal. and hence the wages of these complementary workers could receive a boost. On the other hand, where immigrants compete for the same jobs, whether as construction workers or academic mathematicians (Borjas and Doran, ), employment opportunities or wages of natives are likely to suffer. 1 Further, where the availability of low-skilled immigrants at lower wages allows businesses to expand.
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The concept was developed by the economist Joan Robinson in her book The Economics of Imperfect Competition to describe the labor market equivalent of a monopoly, where workers only have the option to work at one employer, so their wages will be set less than the value they create since they have no outside options. Think of a mining town. Labour Market: A labour market is the place where workers and employees interact with each other. In the labour market, employers compete to hire the best, and the workers compete for the best satisfying job. Description: A labour market in an economy functions with demand and supply of labour. In this market, labour demand is the firm's.
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A product market is concentrated when a few firms dominate the market. Similarly, a labor market is concentrated when a few firms dominate hiring in the market.
Using data from the leading employment websitewe calculate labor market concentration for over 8, geographic-occupational labor markets in the by: Local Labor Markets Enrico Moretti. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in AprilRevised in December NBER Program(s):Labor Studies.
I examine the causes and the consequences of differences in labor market outcomes across local labor markets within a country. The focus is on a long-run general equilibrium setting, where workers and.
Many labor markets are indeed moderately to highly concentrated. However, the labor market concentration faced by the average worker is less pronounced and.
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Other studies have found that employer concentration has been increasing over time and that this concentration is associated with lower wages across labor markets.
The costs of employer power. labor market: The nominal market in which workers find paying work, employers find willing workers, and wage rates are determined. Labor markets may be local or national (even international) in their scope and are made up of smaller, interacting labor markets for different qualifications, skills, and geographical locations.
They depend on. In many parts of the country, workers lack meaningful exit. They face concentrated local labor markets in which only a handful of employers compete (at least theoretically) for their services. In some labor markets, employees have only one actual or prospective employer.
New study finds that wages are significantly lower in concentrated labor markets—and even lower in labor markets where unionization rates are low. America’s decades-long wage stagnation is often referred to as “puzzling” by economists, policymakers, and commentators.
When adjusted for inflation, hourly wages have risen by only 10 percent sinceor just [ ]. Differential employer concentration can explain 21% of the interquartile wage variation within a given occupation across cities.
In addition, we use a shift-share instrument to identify the wage effect of local outside-occupation options: differential availability of outside-occupation options can explain a further 13% of within-occupation wage. Downloadable. Using data on the near-universe of online US job vacancies collected by Burning Glass Technologies inwe calculate labor market concentration using the Herfindahl-Hirschman index (HHI) for each commuting zone by 6-digit SOC occupation.
The average market has an HHI of 4, or the equivalent of recruiting employers. 60% of labor markets are highly concentrated (above Cited by: 5. Our guest, Marshall Steinbaum, provided a book recommendation, and we’ll also share some of his original research: “Social Control of Business, Edition” by John Maurice Clark, available on Google Books Why Is Pay Lagging.
Maybe Too Many Mergers in the Heartland by Noam Scheiber and Ben Casselman, New York Times “Concentration in US Labor Markets: Evidence from Online Vacancy Author: Nick Stumo-Langer. Labor Markets with Search Frictions. Of course, the previous descriptions are extremely stylized and neglect several aspects of reality.
In actual labor markets, both firms and workers have some power to set wages, and the market is not frictionless: It takes time and effort for a worker to find a job or for a firm to hire a suitable by: 6. Downloadable (with restrictions). I examine the causes and the consequences of differences in labor market outcomes across local labor markets within a country.
The focus is on a long-run general equilibrium setting, where workers and firms are free to move across localities and local prices adjust to maintain the spatial equilibrium. In particular, I develop a tractable general equilibrium. 6. Many firms have substantial power in labor markets.
Employer concentration appears to be high in many local labor markets. Fewer mergers are being blocked when at least five competitors would remain. Start-up rates are declining across all sectors. The employment share of young firms has decreased by more than one-third since 5/5.
In the context of local labor markets, there are two reasons why workers and firms may find thick labor markets in large metropolitan areas attractive: better matches and lower risk.
42 First, in the presence of worker and firm heterogeneity, a worker-firm match may be more productive in areas where there are many firms offering jobs and many Cited by: Start studying Chapter Labor Markets.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Employer Concentration in Local Labor Markets by Robert L. Bunting, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Septemberp. Slums and Suburbs by James B.
Conant, SOCIAL RESEARCH, Winterpp. Selected Writings by Karl Marx, SOCIAL RESEARCH, Springp. Katerina Petchko, in How to Write About Economics and Public Policy, The labour market adjustment of immigrants is an important consideration for policy makers. In particular, the extent to which an immigrant's skills are recognized in the local labour market has implications for the level of skill utilization in an economy and is a determinant of the living standards of immigrants.
Monthly Labor Review • November Book Reviews markets. Their preliminary findings, however, of which those mentioned in this review are but a share, indicate that further work on the ways in which different groups of students enter and prepare for the labor market and.
Alan Manning, a professor of economics at the London School of Economics, explained and developed this view of the labor market in his book, “Monopsony in Motion.” In a recent essay for the Resolution Foundation, Manning detailed the many ways in which the balance of power in the U.K.
labor market shifted toward employers. The three figures show well-known patterns of rising wage inequality in the labor market over this time.
Wage growth has very clearly been highest in the top quintile of the earnings distribution; and other data show it being increasingly higher for the top 10 percent, 1 percent, and percent of that distribution (Gould ).
6 Although the third quintile enjoyed more wage growth over the Cited by: 1.