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An Econometric Examination of the Trend Unemployment Rate in Canada

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  • Denise Côté
  • Doug Hostland

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This paper attemps to identify the trend unemployment rate, an empirical concept, using cointegration theory.

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  • Denise Côté & Doug Hostland, 1996. "An Econometric Examination of the Trend Unemployment Rate in Canada," Staff Working Papers 96-7, Bank of Canada.
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    Keywords

    UNEMPLOYMENT; ECONOMIC MODELS; COINTEGRATION;
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    JEL classification:

    • C30 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - General
    • C39 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Other
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

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