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Dynamic monopsony

Fathi Fakhfakh

Dynamic monopsony

evidence from a french establishment panel

by Fathi Fakhfakh

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Monopsonies -- France.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Fathi Fakhfakh, Felix FitzRoy.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1622, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1622
      ContributionsFitzRoy, Felix.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477799M
      LC Control Number2005617575

      The authors investigate immigrants' and natives' labor supply to the firm within an estimation approach based on a dynamic monopsony framework. Baseball and Billions. New York: Basic Books.   A buyer has monopsony power if it faces an upward-sloping supply curve for a good, service, or factor of production. For example, a firm that accounts for a large share of employment in a small community may be large enough relative to the labor market that it is not a price taker. Instead, it must raise wages to attract more workers.

        In a dynamic monopsony model such as this, so-called search frictions and differences between jobs and workers—including workers having imperfect information about employers, caregiving responsibilities outside of work, and other constraints to job mobility—would give employers more power to set wages below competitive levels while still maintaining a sufficient supply of workers. II. Dynamic Monopsony and Labor Supply to the Firm At least two recent approaches to modeling the labor market suggest mechanisms by which relatively small employers may wield monopsony power. Bhaskar and To () develop a model of monopsonistic com-petition in which workers have heterogeneous preferences oversomenon-.

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Dynamic monopsony by Fathi Fakhfakh Download PDF EPUB FB2

We therefore follow Boal and Ransom () and Manning (a) in regarding these and related models as models of dynamic monopsony. Unsurprisingly, a good starting point for the following analysis of dynamic monopsony in this sense is a simple dynamic model of pure monopsony which we will set up now.

1Author: Boris Hirsch. This book investigates models of spatial and dynamic monopsony and their application to the persistent empirical regularity of the gender pay gap.

Theoretically, the main conclusion is that employers possess more monopsony power over their female employees if women are less driven by pecuniary considerations in their choice of employers than men.

The standard textbook monopsony model of a labour market is a static partial equilibrium model with just one employer who pays the same wage to all the workers. The employer faces an upward-sloping labour supply curve (as generally contrasted with an infinitely elastic labour supply curve), represented by the S blue curve in the diagram on the right.

This curve relates the wage paid, to. ‘Unlike many a book on capitalism and labour, Ashok Kumar not only goes global, but also, most significantly, moves into the innards of the most labour-intensive sectors.

Thus, beyond the familiar narratives of exploitation, he proposed a theory of monopsony power in global value chains which brings together the inner logics of capital and Author: Ashok Kumar.

The static monopsony framework is reviewed by Boal and Ransom (); the dynamic monopsony model is discussed in, among others, Manning () and Ashenfelter et al. (); see also Kuhn Monopsony in Online Labor Markets In Dynamic monopsony book review of Manning’s book Monopsony in Motion, Peter Kuhn made the following conjecture: “ upward-sloping 1 In search-based models of dynamic monopsony, the labor supply to a firm includes both recruitment and retention margins.

Dynamic Models of Monopsony One of the most interesting recent developments in the analysis of labor market monopsony is the study of dynamic models of the sort proposed in the recent book. The monopsony argument has always been a complex joint hypothesis of increased employment, increased output and lower prices.

The reviews of the Card book in the Industrial Relations Review in about are all worth attention. Manning in monopsony in motion () accepts that above normal profits will attract entry. Monopsony Capitalism argues that the garment value chain globally relies on the unequal power dynamic of many suppliers and few buyers – monopsony.

The result is a low level of surplus value capture at the production phase of the supply chain, which ensures chronically low capital investment in the peripheral countries’ industry. I don't think it really does. Originally, I imagine that it saw the employers as the single buyer and employees as the competing sellers.

But, minimum wage is really about populist policy. It doesn't really accomplish much. The good it does is ver.

"Dynamic Monopsony: Evidence from a French Establishment Panel," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 73(), pagesAugust. Fakhfakh & F. Fitzroy F., " Dynamic Monopsony: Evidence from a French Establishement Panel," Working Papers ERMESERMES, University Paris 2.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Purpose - This paper seeks to study gender wage differentials in Italy using first-order predictions of monopsony-search models.

It compares empirical predictions of these models against other competing ones of wage determination in non-competitive settings.

Design/methodology/approach - The paper looks at the empirical relevance of the model in terms of. Dynamic Monopsony and Labor Supply to the Firm At least two recent approaches to modeling the labor market suggest mechanisms by which relatively small employers may wield monopsony power.

Bhaskar and To () develop a model of monopsonistic competition in which workers have heterogeneous preferences over. Dynamic Models of Monopsony One of the most interesting recent developments in the analysis of labor market monopsony is the study of dynamic models of the sort proposed in the recent book by Manning.

This book investigates models of spatial and dynamic monopsony and their application to the persistent empirical regularity of the gender pay gap. Theoretically, the main conclusion is that employers possess more monopsony power over their female employees if women are less driven by pecuniary considerations in their choice of employers than men.

The first two volumes of the Handbook of Labor Economics (Ashenfelter and Layard, ) contain only two references to monopsony out of a total of pages, one in the chapter on dynamic labor demand by Nickell and the other in the chapter on discrimination by Cain.

But work pioneered by economist Alan Manning at the London School of Economics in his book Monopsony in Motion broadens the definition of monopsony to include labor market dynamics where workers do not respond to changes in wages as would be predicted by a competitive model, which means employers are able to set wages lower than a competitive level.

Summary: This book investigates models of spatial and dynamic monopsony and their application to the persistent empirical regularity of the gender pay gap. Monopsonistic Labour Markets and the Gender Pay Gap: Theory and Empirical Evidence (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems) [Hirsch, Boris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Monopsonistic Labour Markets and the Gender Pay Gap: Theory and Empirical Evidence (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems). The clearest sign of this sort of monopsony power is that firms face an upward-sloping supply curve for labor.

The source of some of the frictions that drive dynamic monopsony is just the normal functioning of markets in the real world as opposed to the perfectly competitive models described in textbooks.

They called this the dynamic monopsony model and argued that it better fit the data than simple supply and demand. Overall, the book was. Monopsony: A monopsony, sometimes referred to as a buyer's monopoly, is a market condition similar to a monopoly except that a large buyer, not a seller, controls a .This is the subject of Ashok Kumar’s new book, Monopsony Capitalism: Power and Production in the Twilight of the Sweatshop Age.

It combines an analysis of .