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Explaining the Pattern of Regional Unemployment: the Case of the Midi-Pyrenees Region

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  • Aragon, Y.
  • Haughton, D.
  • Haughton, J.
  • Leconte, E.
  • Malin, E.
  • Ruiz-Gazen, A.
  • Thomas-Agnan. C.

Abstract

Unemployment rates vary widely at the sub-regional level. We seek to explain why such variation occurs, using data for 174 districts in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France for 1990-91. A set of explanatory variables is derived from theory and the voluminous literature.

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  • Aragon, Y. & Haughton, D. & Haughton, J. & Leconte, E. & Malin, E. & Ruiz-Gazen, A. & Thomas-Agnan. C., 1999. "Explaining the Pattern of Regional Unemployment: the Case of the Midi-Pyrenees Region," Papers 99.519, Toulouse - GREMAQ.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:gremaq:99.519
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    Keywords

    REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT ; UNEMPLOYMENT;

    JEL classification:

    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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