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, labour and financial markets) and employment performance. Our analysis includes unemployment, inactivity and jobless rates … institutional rigidities affecting unemployment impact inactivity along the same line. To cope with common problems related to the … variables. New institutional series are proposed, namely to account for unemployment insurance net replacement rates and …
, which is among the highest in the OECD. The paper argues that policies should continue to tackle the high inactivity of … early stage. For the long-term unemployed, policies should be further strengthened by adjusting the unemployment benefit and …
evidence is only starting to catch up. In particular, EPL is not robust as an indicator of overall unemployment, but previous …
The need for entrepreneurship for economic development has always been crucial in the history of successful nations and developed economies because entrepreneurs are the leaders who invent innovative ideas that give spark to economic activities. Entrepreneurship is a key determinant of...
Rising wage inequality in the U.S. and Britain (especially in the 1980s) and rising continental European unemployment … large data sets from the U.S., Britain, and western Germany to test the Krugman hypothesis for the 1990s, when unemployment …
In this paper we study the structure of labor market flows in Spain and compare them with France and the US. We characterize a number of empirical regularities and stylized facts. One striking result is that the job finding rate is slightly higher than in France, while the jon loss rate is much...
decomposes regional differences in employment, economic inactivity and unemployment into components due to either structural or …Regional unemployment rates in Great Britain have narrowed dramatically in recent years. However, significant … differences still remain in terms of both employment and economic inactivity rates, which may now better reflect relative labour …
This paper examines the recent evolution of unemployment and inactivity in Brazilian metropolitan areas. We analyze the … inactivity: it is inversely related to male inactivity and directly related to female inactivity. Moreover, the observed patterns … among poor and non-poor women are extremely different – poor women have higher inactivity rates than non-poor women …
The Krugman hypothesis attributes high wage inequality in the US and high unemployment in continental Europe in the …, which suggests that, when labor supply is sensitive to wages, there is a trade-off between unemployment on one hand, and … wage inequality and inactivity on the other. …
decomposes regional differences in employment, economic inactivity and unemployment into components due to either structural or …Regional unemployment rates in Great Britain have narrowed dramatically in recent years. However, significant … differences still remain in terms of both employment and economic inactivity rates, which may now better reflect relative labour …