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Racial discrimination in the U.S. labor market: employment and wage differentials by skill (2017)
Journal Article
Borowczyk-Martins, D., Bradley, J., & Tarasonis, L. (in press). Racial discrimination in the U.S. labor market: employment and wage differentials by skill. Labour Economics, 49, doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2017.09.007. ISSN 0927-5371

In the U.S. the average black worker has a lower employment rate and earns a lower wage compared to his white counterpart. Lang and Lehmann (2012) argue that black-white wage and employment gaps are smaller for high-skill workers. We show that a mode... Read More

Public sector wage policy and labor market equilibrium: a structural model (2017)
Journal Article
Bradley, J., Postel-Vinay, F., & Turon, H. (2017). Public sector wage policy and labor market equilibrium: a structural model. Journal of European Economic Association, 15(6), doi:10.1093/jeea/jvw026. ISSN 1542-4766

We develop and estimate a structural model that incorporates a sizable public sector in a labor market with search frictions. The wage distribution and the employment rate in the public sector are taken as exogenous policy parameters. Overall wage di... Read More

Salaires et emploi dans les secteurs public et privé. Différences et interactions (2016)
Journal Article
Bradley, J., Dickson, M., Postel-Vinay, F., & Turon, H. (2016). Salaires et emploi dans les secteurs public et privé. Différences et interactions. doi:10.3917/rfe.161.0065. ISSN 0769-0479

Differences in wages and in employment between the public and the private sectors are not only present in a static comparison. Dynamic features of employment such as returns to experience, wage volatility and job security also exhibit differences acr... Read More

Self-employment in an equilibrium model of the labor market (2016)
Journal Article
Bradley, J. (2016). Self-employment in an equilibrium model of the labor market. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 5(6), doi:10.1186/s40172-016-0046-8. ISSN 2193-8997

Self-employed workers account for between 8% and 30% of participants in the labor markets of OECD countries, Blanch ower (2004). This paper develops and estimates a general equilibrium model of the labor market that accounts for this sizable proporti... Read More