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  • Car ownership and the Labor Market of Ethnic Minorities 

    Gautier, Pieter A.; Zenou, Yves (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2008-11-03)
    We show how small initial wealth differences between low skilled black and white workers can generate large differences in their labor-market outcomes. This even occurs in the absence of a taste for discrimination against ...
  • The Effect of the Theo van Gogh Murder on House Prices in Amsterdam 

    Gautier, Pieter A.; Siegmann, Arjen; Vuuren, Aico van (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-01-26)
    This paper estimates the impact of the murder of film maker Theo van Gogh on November 2, 2004, on listed house prices in Amsterdam with a unique dataset. We use an hedonic-market approach to show that general attitudes ...
  • Marriage and the City 

    Gautier, Pieter A.; Svarer, Michael; Teulings, Coen N. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2005-02-03)
    Do people move to cities because of marriage market considerations? In cities singles can meet more potential partners than in rural areas. Singles are therefore prepared to pay a premium in terms of higher housing prices. ...
  • A note on waiting 

    Gautier, Pieter A. (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1997)
    When students apply to universities or unemployed workers search in the labor market, anincrease of time input of one person (resulting in more applications) will increase the waitingtime of the others. In this paper it ...
  • Separations at the Firm Level 

    Gautier, Pieter A.; Berg, G.J. van den; Ours, Jan C. van; Ridder, Geert (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-02-18)
    This paper analyzes the determinants of lay-offs, job-to-job movements and totalseparations with a unique data set that combines information on individual firms and their workers. We are in particular interested in whether ...
  • Sin City? 

    Gautier, Pieter A.; Svarer, Michael; Teulings, Coen N. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-02-12)
    Is moving to the countryside a credible commitment device for couples? We investigate whether lowering the arrival rate of potential alternative partners by moving to a less populated area lowers the dissolution risk for ...
  • Unemployment and Search Externalities in a Model with Heterogeneous Jobs and Heterogeneous Workers 

    Gautier, Pieter A. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-09-21)
    The continuing deterioration of the position of low skilled workers in thebeginning of the 90's in essentially all industrialized countries is one of the most debated issues in both labor and macro-economics. In this paper ...