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Spatial labor markets and the distribution of transaction costs

Abstract:

Incomplete information regarding the location of job offers, their contractual conditions, and tenure prospects typifies US labor markets. Crises of spatial coordination and the allocation of labor demand and supply, amongst other issues, are argued to result from such uncertainties. Assisted-mobility and spatial job-matching programs have been promoted as solutions to problems of inadequate information. These programs, however, ignore the fact that uncertainty is part of any rule-oriented ex...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1068/d010305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Pion Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning D: Society and Space Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
305-322
Publication date:
1983-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3433
ISSN:
0263-7758
URN:
uuid:e191b77e-26de-4e1e-9b3f-5b3a03b9e0e7
Local pid:
ora:1966
Language:
English
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