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Real Cost of Employment and Turkish Labour Market: A Panel Cointegration Tests Approach

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  • Bildirici, M.

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The study aims to analyze the probability of employment in Turkey after 1990. In Turkey, real cost of labour sharply increases after 1990. It has happened to become the highest in OECD countries. This affects the employment of the firms and the level of employment in the economy. It is also an indisputable fact that level of labour cost affects the number of operating firms. While unemployment rapidly increases, inability of decreasing the real cost makes the policies aimed at unemployment ineffective.

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  • Bildirici, M., 2004. "Real Cost of Employment and Turkish Labour Market: A Panel Cointegration Tests Approach," International Journal of Applied Econometrics and Quantitative Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 1(2), pages 95-120.
  • Handle: RePEc:eaa:ijaeqs:v:1:y2004:i:1_11
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    Cited by:

    1. Ahmet Faruk Aysan & Yavuz Selim Hacihasanoglu, 2007. "Investigation on the Determinants of Turkish Export-Boom in 2000s," Working Papers 2007/19, Bogazici University, Department of Economics.
    2. Melike Bildirici & Elçin Aykaç Alp, 2012. "Minimum wage is efficient wage in Turkish labor market: TAR–cointegration analysis," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 46(4), pages 1261-1270, June.
    3. Özler, Sule & Taymaz, Erol & YIlmaz, Kamil, 2009. "History Matters for the Export Decision: Plant-Level Evidence from Turkish Manufacturing Industry," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 479-488, February.

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    Keywords

    Employment; Panel Cointegration; Unit Roots;

    JEL classification:

    • J - Labor and Demographic Economics
    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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