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intertemporal substitution model of labour supply some tests on Finnish data by Per-Anders Edin

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Published by Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsingfors .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Labor supply -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

StatementPer-Anders Edin & Jan-Erik Krusberg.
SeriesMeddelanden från Svenska handelshögskolan,, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration working papers ;, 111 (1983), Meddelanden från Svenska handelshögskolan ;, 111.
ContributionsKrusberg, Jan-Erik.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5701.6 .E34 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination12 leaves ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2882340M
ISBN 10951555196X
LC Control Number84105664

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  The myth of intertemporal labour supply substitution: Evidence from tax holidays Isabel Z. Martínez, Michael Siegenthaler, Emmanuel Saez 22 August Macroeconomists tend to assume that people work more when their wages are temporarily higher, and that this is a key driver of employment fluctuations. The lifecycle labor supply model has been proposed as an explanation for various dimensions of labor supply, including movements over the business cycle, changes with age, and within-person variation over time. According to the model, all of these elements are tied together by a combination of intertemporal substitution effects and wealth effects. In the intertemporal substitution model, workers borrow and lend to smooth consumption while varying hours of work. As this suggests, the model performs best for workers who not only face no labor supply constraints, but who also own substantial assets and thus are unlikely to face liquidity constraints. intertemporal labor supply. b. Reduced Form Evidence on Intertemporal Labor Supply Elastici-ties Let’s return to the log-linearized labor supply and consumption equations: logh t = A t+ logw t+ log t logc t = B t+ logw t+ log t: Focusing on hours, we can di erence over time: log h t= logh t logh t 1 = A t+ log w t+ (log t log t 1): Next, use the fact that.

Intertemporal substitution is the process of maximizing utility by allocating resources across time. For clarity, the standard analysis focuses on a two-period analysis of the present and the future. Model Link: Intertemporal Substitution. The intertemporal substitution model of labor supply has been based on closed economy models. This paper studies the intertemporal substitution hypothesis in an open economy. The labor supply response to a transitory change in the wage therefore provides a solid test of the intertemporal model oflabor supply. More than simply rejecting specific assumptions about functional forms orseparabilities, a rejection of this prediction casts significant doubt . The sensitivity of the supply of labor to intertemporal variation in the wage is an important issue in macroeconomics, the analysis of social security and pensions, and the study of life-cycle patterns of work. This paper explores two approaches to the measurement of intertemporal substitution that have appeared in the literature.