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Internal Migration and Labour Market Transitions of Unemployment Workers

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  • Mika Haapanen

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This study examines two questions: how does internal migration affect labour market transitions of unemployed workers in 1994 and what are the determinants of migration in 1990 - 95. In both cases multinomial logit model is constructed. Results of the labour market transition model suggest that migration to a growth-centre region increases employment likelihood of the unemployed, while migration to other regions reduces it. Growth-centre migrants are also very unlikely to end their unemployment spell to active labour market programmes. Results of the migration model indicate that education increases likelihood of migration to growth-centre regions but does not affect migration to other regions. Job placements reduce and training program periods increase migration to growth-centre regions. However, they do not influence migration to other regions.

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Paper provided by Government Institute for Economic Research Finland (VATT) in its series Discussion Papers with number 179.

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Date of creation: 01 Jan 1998
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Handle: RePEc:fer:dpaper:179

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Keywords: Migration; labour market transitions; growth-centre regions; labour market policies; multinomial logit model;

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  1. Sari Pekkala, 2002. "Unemployment and Migration: Does Moving Help?," Discussion Papers 281, Government Institute for Economic Research Finland (VATT).

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