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Dinámica Laboral en Chile

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  • Macarena García
  • Alberto Naudon

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In this article we use data from the National Employment Survey conducted by Chile’s National Statistics Institute (INE) to analyze the dynamic behavior of the Chilean labor market during the years 1993 to 2009. We study both the size and the cyclical behavior of flows among three different labor market states: employment, unemployment, and out of labor force. We also evaluate the contribution of those flows to the variance of the unemployment rate.

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  • Macarena García & Alberto Naudon, 2012. "Dinámica Laboral en Chile," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile 659, Central Bank of Chile.
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    1. Alberto Naudon & Andrés Pérez, 2017. "Unemployment Dynamics in Chile: 1960-2015," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile 800, Central Bank of Chile.
    2. Juan Pablo Medina & Alberto Naudon, 2012. "Labor Market Dynamic in Chile:The Role of the Terms of Trade," Journal Economía Chilena (The Chilean Economy), Central Bank of Chile, vol. 15(1), pages 32-75, April.
    3. Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé & Martín Uribe, 2012. "Pegs, Downward Wage Rigidity, and Unemployment: the Role of Financial Structure," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile 672, Central Bank of Chile.
    4. José Rodriguez & Gabriel Rodriguez, 2012. "Explaining the Transition Probabilities in the Peruvian Labor Market," Documentos de Trabajo / Working Papers 2012-334, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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