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Age-specific job flows and worker flows using a national dataset

  • Tsou, Meng-Wen
  • Liu, Jin-Tan

Based on a Taiwanese national population dataset covering the period from 1998 to 2002, we find a counter-cyclical pattern of separations and employer-to-employer transitions. The cyclical adjustments of the workforce are driven mainly by fluctuations in the hiring of young workers and by fluctuations in separations for prime-age and older-age workers.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 398-401

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