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What Can We Learn About Firm Recruitment from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey?

Éva Nagypál

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes some methodological and conceptual issues that arise when using the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data. It uses the publicly available JOLTS data to ... More


Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Firm: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey Carpenter, Lorenz Götte, Kristen Monaco, Kay Porter, and Aldo Rustichini

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The Truckers and Turnover Project is a statistical case study of a single large trucking firm and its driver employees. The cooperating firm operates in the largest segment of the for-hire trucking ... More


Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyzes the effects of regulation and deregulation on Latin American labor markets and presents empirically grounded studies of the costs of regulation. Numerous labor regulations that ... More


Pattern versus Process and Hierarchies: Revisiting Eternal Metaphors in Macroevolutionary Theory

Bruce S. Lieberman

in Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226426051
eISBN:
9780226426198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426198.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A topic extensively debated is whether sciences that focus on historical entities are somehow fundamentally different from those sciences that are not concerned with the history of the entities they ... More


Unification of Macroevolutionary Theory: Biologic Hierarchies, Consonance, and the Possibility of Connecting the Dots

William Miller III (ed.)

in Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226426051
eISBN:
9780226426198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426198.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Modern macroevolutionary theory can be viewed as an expansion of the Modern Synthesis involving the interpretation of patterns and processes above the organizational level of organisms packaged in ... More


Ecosystem Change through Time

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

in Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter examines ecosystem changes through time and the processes that control these changes. Metacommunity theory predicts many of the spatial and temporal patterns of taxa in regional ... More


Labor Market Reforms and Their Impact over Formal Labor Demand and Job Market Turnover: The Case of Peru

Jaime Saavedra and Máximo Torero

in Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyzes the legal context regarding the probationary period, severance payments, nonwage costs, and temporary contracts, all factors that affect firm and worker behavior. It also ... More


Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Sweden, 1970–90

Paul Oyer

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a few more details on the Swedish labor market, and then conducts formal descriptive analyses to document these changes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The matched ... More


Producer Dynamics in Agriculture Empirical Evidence

Mary Clare Ahearn, Penni Korb, and Jet Yee

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides new statistics on the entry, exit, and growth of farms using data from the U.S. Census of Agricultures from 1978 to 1997. Entry and exit statistics can reflect sales or leases ... More


The Role of Fringe Benefits in Employer and Workforce Dynamics

Anja Decressin, Tomeka Hill, Kristin Mccue, and Martha Stinson

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the richness of the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) data set by augmenting it with publicly-available data on employee benefits offered by different companies. ... More


Introduction Producer Dynamics

Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book deals with the measurement and explanation of producer dynamics. The first section of the book describes the data of a project undertaken to develop comparable cross-country data on firm ... More


The Role of Retail: Chains National, Regional, and Industry Results

Ronald S. Jarmin, Shawn D. Klimek, and Javier Miranda

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter addresses the entry and exit of establishments and firms in the U.S. retail sector based on analysis of the Census Bureau's newly developed Longitudinal Business Database (LBD). It ... More


Entry, Exit, and Labor Productivity in U. K. Retailing: Evidence from Micro Data

Jonathan Haskel and Raffaella Sadun

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter reviews the producer dynamics and labor productivity growth in U.K. retailing. The data indicate that producer turnover in U.K. retailing improves productivity by replacing lower ... More


The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis

Colleen Flaherty Manchester

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Gary S. Becker's (1964) seminal work on investment in human capital makes a fundamental distinction between general and firm-specific skills, which has implications for investment and employee ... More


Creating a Bigger Pie? The Effects of Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Stock Options on Workplace Performance

Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, Christopher Mackin, and Douglas L. Kruse

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the relationship of various forms of shared capitalist compensation to six workplace outcomes—turnover, absenteeism, perceived effort of co-workers, loyalty to the firm, ... More


Wage and Labor Mobility in Denmark, 1980–2000

Tor Eriksson and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter, which describes some key features of the labor market in Denmark, also addresses the important aspect of its functioning and flexibility: the high level of worker mobility. Then, it ... More


Big Business Stability and Social Welfare

Kathy Fogel, Randall Morck, and Bernard Yeung

in Financial Sector Development in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386843
eISBN:
9780226386867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386867.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines whether countries with more business stability pay the price of lower growth but also reap the benefits of greater social justice. That is, it asks whether greater business ... More


Firms, Their Workers, and Their Survival

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores the link between worker turnover, workforce quality, and worker pay, as well as success as measured by firm performance. More productive firms pay above-average wages to their ... More


Firm Turbulence and Job Ladders

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter investigates the effect of economic turbulence on job ladders. Even when a company offers good job ladders, only a select group of workers may be able to move “up” onto them. Men ... More


Conclusions and Implications for Policy

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents an idea of how the information in the book, and the sources that are used, can be used in policy analysis. The chaotic change that leads firms to grow and shrink, and workers to ... More


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