Internal Labour Market Mobility in 2005-2011: The Case of Latvia
AbstractThis research gives an overview of labour market internal and occupational mobility in Latvia comparing periods before, during and after the crisis. It uses both the labour flow analysis and the survival analysis to evaluate labour mobility and to determine factors influencing it. The analysis is based on labour force survey (LFS) longitudinal data for 2005–2011. The paper investigates possible asymmetric responses of the labour market during the extreme period of economic boom and bust, provides detailed information on the aspects of labour market mobility (e.g. changes in the types of labour contract, sector and region of work) and factors determining changes in the status of economic activity (employed or unemployed). We also propose a new way for calculating labour market flows to provide information on quarterly changes.
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Date of creation: 03 Aug 2013
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labour flows; labour force survey; labour mobility; occupational mobility; unemployment;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
- J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
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- NEP-ALL-2013-08-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2013-08-10 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-LAB-2013-08-10 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2013-08-10 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-TRA-2013-08-10 (Transition Economics)
- NEP-URE-2013-08-10 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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