How wage announcements affect job search behavior – a field experiment

American Economic Journal – Macroeconomics, 2022, 14(4), 1-97, with Michèle Belot and Paul Muller.

In a field experiment, we study how job seekers respond to posted wages by randomly assigning wages
randomly to pairs of otherwise similar vacancies in a large number of professions, which generates significantly more but not exclusive interest at higher wages.

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