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The Astonishing Regularity Of Service Employment Expansion

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  • Ronald Schettkat

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An update of Victor Fuchs analysis shows an astonishing regularity of the relationship between per capita income and service industry employment. The two major theoretical hypotheses for the growth of the service sector, shifts in final demand towards services and the technological stagnancy of services, are then analyzed. Theories achieve simplicity and clarity from radical assumptions and it is therefore not surprising that empirically both dimensions are relevant. Shifts in final demand to services-especially of private consumption, however, gained importance over the last decades indicating a fundamental change of the division of labor: the marketization of household production, which is analyzed finally. Copyright � 2007 The Author; Journal compilation � 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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Volume (Year): 58 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (07)
Pages: 413-435

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  1. Christian Gross & Ulrich Witt, 2012. "The Energy Paradox of Sectoral Change and the Future Prospects of the Service Economy," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-09, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Evolutionary Economics Group.
  2. Ben Hunt, 2009. "The Declining Importance of Tradable Goods Manufacturing in Australia and New Zealand," IMF Working Papers 09/16, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Martin Andersson & Florian Noseleit, 2011. "Start-ups and employment dynamics within and across sectors," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 36(4), pages 461-483, May.
  4. Andersson, Martin & Noseleit, Florian, 2008. "Start-Ups and Employment Growth - Evidence from Sweden," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation 155, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
  5. Michael Fritsch & Alexandra Schroeter, 2011. "Does Quality make a Difference? Employment Effects of High- and Low-Quality Start-ups," ERSA conference papers ersa10p1400, European Regional Science Association.

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