Declining US output volatility and its effect on labour flow volatility: an MGARCH analysis
This article analyses flow rates of US workers between employment and unemployment using new quarterly data for the period 1967 to 2002. Multivariate GARCH models are used to investigate links between flow-rate volatilities. The results suggest that links changed substantially in the mid 1980s, coinciding with the documented decline in output volatility. These changes in adjustment dynamics are consistent with a move to greater use of hours rather than worker adjustment.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Volume (Year): 42 (2010)
Issue (Month): 20 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/RAEC20|
|Order Information:||Web: http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/RAEC20|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:applec:v:42:y:2010:i:20:p:2553-2561. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.