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Employment and Turnover in UK Manufacturing Industries, 1963-82

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This paper examines the employment and turnover experiences of U.K. manufacturing industries. It focuses on differences in the rate of job loss, differences in the rate of turnover, and the link between the two. Cross-section evidence is provided, covering all the manufacturing industries, and time series regressions for four principal industries. Differences in the rate of job loss depend on variations in the rate of change of desired employment and differences in the speed of adjustment arising from differences in union strength and the quit rate. reflection of demographic and skill factors. Copyright 1989 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd

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  • Burgess, Simon M, 1989. "Employment and Turnover in UK Manufacturing Industries, 1963-82," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 51(2), pages 163-192, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:obuest:v:51:y:1989:i:2:p:163-92
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    1. Christine Greenhalgh & George Mavrotas, 1996. "Job Training, New Technology and Labour Turnover," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 34(1), pages 131-150, March.
    2. Dutta Roy, Sudipta, 2004. "Employment dynamics in Indian industry: adjustment lags and the impact of job security regulations," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 233-256, February.
    3. Adriana Cassoni, 1999. "Labour demand in Uruguay before and after re-unionisation," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0199, Department of Economics - dECON.

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