Job Tenure and Asset Holdings

Henley, Andrew and Disney, Richard and Carruth, Alan (1994) Job Tenure and Asset Holdings. In: Annual Conference of the Royal-Economic-Society, York, England. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The paper examines the impact of housing equity and occupational pension scheme membership on job tenure. Using job duration data from the 1985 General Household Survey, appropriate hazard functions are constructed and estimated. Housing equity data is constructed from GHS, with appropriate adjustment for selection on house movers. Housing equity has a negative impact on male job tenure which is more pronounced the longer the job lasts. In contrast, pension scheme membership raises average tenure, in accordance with other studies, but the results show variation according to pension scheme characteristics.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Other)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2009 06:58
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2014 11:50
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/20247 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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