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Labour Market Mobility in Nordic Welfare States

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319973

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Market Mobility, Determinants of Mobility, Labour Market Statuses, Atypical Employment, Workplace Mobility, Labour Force Surveys

The report focuses on labour market mobility during the period 2000-2006 in four Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The purpose is to study rates and determinants of mobility and how differences...

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peder J. Pedersen , Marianne Røed , and Eskil Wadensjö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316910

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Labour Mobility, Intra-Nordic Mobility, Intra-Nordic Migrants, Nordic Labour Market Agreement, Nordic Area

In 1954 the Nordic countries entered a formal agreement on free labour mobility. Migration profiles have changed very much over the years since then. The Nordic agreement on free mobility is however still a clear a...

Efficiency Wages and Labor Mobility in an Open Economy

Efficiency Wages and Labor Mobility in an Open Economy »

Source: Efficiency Wages and Labor Mobility in an Open Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Santaella , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1993

ISBN: 9781451850161

Keywords: wage, labor mobility, labor demand, labor market segmentation, labor supply

The paper analyzes the role of labor market segmentation and relative wage rigidity in the transmission process of macroeconomic shocks in a two-sector optimizing model of a small open economy. The analysis is firs...

China’s Labor Market in the “New Normal”1

China’s Labor Market in the “New Normal”1 »

Source: China's Labor Market in the 'New Normal'

Volume/Issue: 2015/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Waikei Lam , Xiaoguang Liu , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513570693

Keywords: Mobility, labor market, labor, employment, General, General, General, General, General, General,

As China implements reforms under the 'new normal,' maintaining stability in the labor market is a priority. The country's demography and labor dynamics are changing, after benefitting in past decades from ample ch...

Emerging Strains in GCC Labor Markets

Emerging Strains in GCC Labor Markets »

Source: Emerging Strains in GCC Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451849271

Keywords: GCC countries, labor market policies, matching function framework, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, labor market, labor force, Wages, Compensation

Unemployment pressures among nationals are emerging in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC). 2 At a time when a rapidly growing number of young nationals are entering the labor force and go...

A Real Model of Transitional Growth and Competitiveness in China1

A Real Model of Transitional Growth and Competitiveness in China1 »

Source: A Real Model of Transitional Growth and Competitiveness in China

Volume/Issue: 2008/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leslie Lipschitz , Genevieve Verdier , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869606

Keywords: saving, surplus labor, foreign capital, domestic capital, fdi, international capital markets, capital mobility,

We present a stylized real model of the Chinese economy with the objective of explaining two features: (1) domestic production is highly competitive in the sense that an accumulation of capital that raises the marg...

Regional Labor Mobility in Spain

Regional Labor Mobility in Spain »

Source: Regional Labor Mobility in Spain

Volume/Issue: 2018/282

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lucy Qian Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484387764

Keywords: Spain, Labor mobility, Europe, interregional migration, regional labor market, gravity, Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

This paper studies the main factors that explain the low regional mobility in Spain, with a view to identifying policy options at the regional and central level to promote labor mobility. The empirical analysis fin...

Has the Great Recession Raised U.S. Structural Unemployment?

Has the Great Recession Raised U.S. Structural Unemployment? »

Source: Has the Great Recession Raised U.S. Structural Unemployment?

Volume/Issue: 2011/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão , and Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455260409

Keywords: skills mismatches, foreclosures, unemployment rate, labor market, unemployment rates, structural unemployment, unemployed, Labor And Demographic Economics, Mobility, Unemployment

The recent crisis has had differential effects across U.S. states and industries causing a wide geographic dispersion in skill mismatches and housing market performance. We document these facts and, using data from...

Regional Labor Market Adjustments in the United States

Regional Labor Market Adjustments in the United States »

Source: Regional Labor Market Adjustments in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2014/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao , Davide Furceri , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498302715

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Labor mobility, Labor markets, Labor demand, Migrations, Regional shocks, Regional economics, Unemployment, United States, Interstate migration

We examine patterns of regional adjustments to shocks in the US during the past four decades. We find that the response of interstate migration to relative labor market conditions has decreased, while the role of t...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...