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Labour supply and employment in the euro area countries: developments and challenges

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  • Strauch, Rolf
  • Gómez-Salvador, Ramón
  • Ward-Warmedinger, Melanie
  • Turunen, Jarkko
  • Leiner-Killinger, Nadine
  • Masuch, Klaus

Abstract

The aim of this report is to describe and analyse the main developments in labour supply and its determinants in the euro area, review the links between labour supply and labour market institutions, assess how well labour supply reflects the demand for labour in the euro area and identify the future challenges for policy-makers. JEL Classification: E5, J1, J2, J6

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  • Strauch, Rolf & Gómez-Salvador, Ramón & Ward-Warmedinger, Melanie & Turunen, Jarkko & Leiner-Killinger, Nadine & Masuch, Klaus, 2008. "Labour supply and employment in the euro area countries: developments and challenges," Occasional Paper Series 87, European Central Bank.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecb:ecbops:200887
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    1. Balleer, Almut & Gómez-Salvador, Ramón & Turunen, Jarkko, 2009. "Labour force participation in the euro area: a cohort based analysis," Working Paper Series 1049, European Central Bank.

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    Keywords

    childcare; discrimination; employment; euro area countries; hours worked; human capital; immigration; Labour Demand; labour markets; labour quality; labour supply; mismatch; participation; pensions; returns to education; skill and education; structural policies; taxes and benefits; training; unemployment; working time and contracts;

    JEL classification:

    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
    • J2 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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