Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages : Evidence from Administrative Data

@inproceedings{Barbanchon2016UnemploymentIA,
  title={Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages : Evidence from Administrative Data},
  author={Thomas Le Barbanchon and Roland Rathelot and Alexandra Roulet},
  year={2016}
}
While the reservation wage plays a key role in job search models, empirical evidence on its determinants is rather scarce, and in particular on how it is affected by Unemployment Insurance (UI). In France, unemployed people must declare their reservation wage to the Public Employment Service when they register to claim UI benefits. We take advantage of… CONTINUE READING