Screening and short-term contracts

TitleScreening and short-term contracts
Publication TypeWorking Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsD. Paolini
Keywordssearch, temporary employment

This article studies the behavior of the firm when it is searching to fill a vacancy. The principal hypothesis is that the firm can offer two kinds of contracts to the workers, short-term or long-term contracts. We suppose that the worker’s bargaining power over the wage is different according to the type of contract. We utilize this framework to study the firms’ optimal policy choice and its welfare implications.

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