The unification of goods markets and jobs markets brought by globalization may be partly responsible for increasing dispersion in managerial wages.

Gersbach & Schmutzler (2014) European Economic Review



Employers avoid hiring workers who are currently unemployed for a period longer than nine months. However they do not avoid hiring those who are unemployed for less than nine months or had been unemployed for more than nine months in the past, but later found a job.

Eriksson et al. American Economic Review (2014)