A Structural Model of the Fixed time Costs of Market Work

D. Hamermesh*, S. Donald

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We link atus 2003–04 to march cps data and examine market work's effects on non-market activity. In a structural model fixed time costs of work generate a utility-equivalent of 8% of income to be overcome before working becomes optimizing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-128
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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