Statistical evaluation of spatial concentration of unemployment by gender
AbstractThis paper studies the spatial distribution of unemployment by gender, in the counties of Romania, in 2008.The Lorenz curve and Gini index are used to identify a pattern of spatial concentration of unemployment, differentiated by gender. Evaluation of gender differences in unemployment spatial concentration model shows significant differences. There is a greater spatial concentration of unemployment for female population. Based on results of grouping counties by cluster analysis applied for unemployment rate, one could explain the gender differences in spatial concentration correlated with spatial distribution of the workforce and the characteristics of territorial development of counties in Romania.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25161.
Date of creation: Jan 2010
Date of revision: May 2010
Publication status: Published in Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research 3.44(2010): pp. 79-92
unemployment; spatial concentration; gender discrepancies; cluster analysis; regional development; Romania;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-10-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2010-10-02 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-MAC-2010-10-02 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-TRA-2010-10-02 (Transition Economics)
- NEP-URE-2010-10-02 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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