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 âlosersâ 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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- Knut Røed & Tao Zhang, 2000. "What Hides Behind the Rate of Unemployment? Micro Evidence from Norway," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 26, pages 143-170.
- 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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