What Hides Behind the Rate of Unemployment? Micro Evidence from Norway
AbstractBuilding on a complete account of registered unemployment spells in Norway, we study how the composition of unemployment has developed over the last ten years. The total volume of unemployment has become more unequally distributed than before, but it is difficult to identify the ‘losers’ in terms of observed characteristics. There are no signs of low-education workers doing systematically worse. The most conspicuous change with respect to observed characteristics is that the relative outflow rates for older workers have deteriorated sharply.
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- Roed,K. & Zhang,T., 1999. "What hides behind the rate of unemployment? : micro evidence from Norway," Memorandum 07/1999, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
- D39 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Other
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
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