Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages

  title={Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages},
  author={Alessandro Barattieri and Susanto Basu and Peter S. Gottschalk},
Nominal wage stickiness is an important component of recent medium-scale structural macroeconomic models, but to date there has been little microeconomic evidence supporting the assumption of sluggish nominal wage adjustment. We present evidence on the frequency of nominal wage adjustment using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) for the period 1996-1999. The SIPP provides high-frequency information on wages, employment and demographic characteristics for a large and… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 11 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Highly Cited
This paper has 70 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
53 Citations
28 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.

70 Citations

Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 70 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

A Search for Timing Effects of Macroeconomic Shocks in the U.S., mimeo

  • B. Dupor, J. Han
  • 2009
2 Excerpts

How are Firms

  • Druant, M. Fabiani, S. Kezdi, G. Lamo, F. A. Martins, R. Sabbatini
  • Wages and Prices Linked: Survey Evidence in…
  • 2008
1 Excerpt

Wage Rigidity and Job Creation

  • C. Haefke, M. Sonntag, T. Van Rens
  • 2008
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…