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Adjustment Capability of Regional Labour Markets

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  • Thiess Büttner

    (Centre for European Economic Research)

  • Vera Gács
  • Peter Huber
  • Anna Iara
  • Iulia Traistaru
  • Guntram Wolff

    (Centre for European Integration Studies)

Abstract

Die regionale Arbeitsmarklage und -anpassung der Beitrittsländer ist in vielen Bereichen durchaus mit den "stilisierten Fakten" in der EU vergleichbar. Wie in der EU wird ein Großteil der regionalen Beschäftigungsveränderungen über eine Anpassung des Arbeitskräfteangebotes bewältigt, Migration spielt eine untergeordnete Rolle. Wesentliche Unterschiede zu den EU-Ländern bestehen etwa in der geringen internen Migrationsneigung in den Beitrittsländern; sie dürfte eine Ursache für die relativ hohen Arbeitslosenquoten sein. Wirtschaftspolitische Maßnahmen zur Stärkung der Fähigkeit der regionalen Arbeitsmärkte zur Bewältigung des erforderlichen Strukturwandels sollten daher noch stärker als in den EU-Ländern die räumliche Mobilität (aber ebenso die berufliche und Branchenmobilität) der Arbeitskräfte erhöhen.

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  • Thiess Büttner & Vera Gács & Peter Huber & Anna Iara & Iulia Traistaru & Guntram Wolff, 2003. "Adjustment Capability of Regional Labour Markets," WIFO Studies, WIFO, number 24616, January.
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    1. Cristiano Perugini & Marcello Signorelli, 2010. "Youth labour market performance in European regions," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 43(2), pages 151-185, May.
    2. Thomas Gruber, 2004. "Employment and Labor Market Flexibility in the New EU Member States," Focus on European Economic Integration, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank), issue 1, pages 96-121.

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