Work as an option: Effects of unpredictable and unstable schedules on earnings, mobility, and skills

Grant Type: doctoral/post-doctoral

Grant Year: 2019

Grant Amount: $15,000


Grant description:

This research asks whether employers compensate workers for the implicit option of unpredictable and unstable schedules. It will use the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 cohort, to analyze the labor market effects of unpredictable and unstable schedules. The project will focus on identifying marginal effects while controlling for observed and unobserved heterogeneity using fixed-effects or first-difference specifications.

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