Labor Market Uncertainty and Private Sector Labor Supply in Russia

by Steve Stillman

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This report develops a theoretical and empirical model of individual labor-supply behavior in Russia under uncertainty. It also runs this model using data from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey for 1994-1996 and 1998.

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