The Effect of the Run-Up in the Stock Market on Labor Supply

Posted: 14 Jun 2001

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Ing-Haw Cheng

Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

Eric French

Department of Economics; Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Abstract

There are many anecdotes of people who quit their job after having their stock market wealth increase dramatically. This article assesses whether these anecdotes represent isolated incidents or whether the stock market has significantly affected U.S. labor supply.

Suggested Citation

Cheng, Ing-Haw and French, Eric, The Effect of the Run-Up in the Stock Market on Labor Supply. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=248418

Ing-Haw Cheng

Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business ( email )

Hanover, NH 03755
United States

Eric French (Contact Author)

Department of Economics ( email )

Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) ( email )

7 Ridgmount Street
London, WC1E 7AE
United Kingdom

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