Structural Change, Competition and Job Turnover in the Swedish Manufacturing Industry 1964-96
AbstractThe rate of inter-industry job turnover in Swedish manufacturing seems to be driven by the dispersion of profit changes among industries. Shifts in international competitiveness among industries played a central role for explaining this pattern. The rate of intra-industry job turnover among plants has been higher in industries with many small plants, low profit margins and high import penetration.
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Length: 45 pages
Date of creation: 04 Dec 1998
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Publication status: Published in Review of International Economics, 2000, pages 566-582.
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Comparative advantage; market power; structural change; job turnover;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
- J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
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- NEP-ALL-1999-04-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-HIS-1999-04-27 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-IND-1999-04-27 (Industrial Organization)
- NEP-LAB-1999-04-27 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LTV-1999-05-01 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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