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A piecewise-constant hazard-rate model for the duration of unemployment in single-interview samples of the stock of unemployed

Authors
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication Date
Volume
51
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0165-1765(96)00813-0
Keywords
  • Piecewise-Constant Hazard Rate
  • Stock Sampling
  • Duration Of Unemployment
Disciplines
  • Economics

Abstract

Abstract In this paper, a flexible piecewise-constant hazard-rate model of the duration of unemployment is derived for grouped data generated by a single-interview sample of the stock of the unemployed. A proportional-hazards specification is used and unobserved heterogeneity is allowed for.

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