Labour supply and commodity demands : an application to Irish data

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Title: Labour supply and commodity demands : an application to Irish data
Authors: Murphy, Anthony
Thom, Rodney
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1430
Date: Sep-1986
Abstract: Annual Irish data are used to estimate a model which allows for the joint determination of commodity demands and labour supply. Consumer preferences are modelled by a cost function of the Gorman polar form which permits exact linear aggregation over individuals with different money wage rates. Separability between goods and leisure is rejected by the data. Labour supply is found to be a positive function of the wage rate.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Economics
Subject LCSH: Labor supply--Ireland
Consumption (Economics)--Ireland
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers

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