Gross Job Creation, Gross Job Destruction, and Employment Reallocation
This study measures the heterogeneity of establishment-level employment changes in the U.S. manufacturing sector over the 1972 to 1986 period. The authors measure this heterogeneity in terms of the gross creation and destruction of jobs and the rate at which mobs are reallocated across plants. Their measurement efforts enable them to quantify the connection between job reallocation and worker reallocation, to evaluate theories of heterogeneity in plant-level employment dynamics, and to establish new results related to the cyclical behavior of the labor market. Copyright 1992, the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Volume (Year): 107 (1992)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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