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A Job Vacancy Rate for Argentina

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  • Julien Albertini

    (Univ Lyon, Université Lumière Lyon 2, GATE UMR 5824, F-69130 Ecully, France)

  • Arthur Poirier

    (Argentine Ministry of Production and Labor)

  • Danilo R. Trupkin

    (IIEP, University of Buenos Aires)

Abstract

This paper builds a time series for vacancies in Argentina and shows the path of the Beveridge curve during the period 2000–2018. We use a novel dataset from a survey that collects vacancy postings since 2008 and combine it with a print help-wanted index published from 2000 through 2014. We present, as a result, a job vacancy series long enough to cover six recessions in addition to the 2001 crisis.

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  • Julien Albertini & Arthur Poirier & Danilo R. Trupkin, 2019. "A Job Vacancy Rate for Argentina," Working Papers 1919, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon St-Étienne (GATE Lyon St-Étienne), Université de Lyon.
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    Keywords

    Vacancy posting; Beveridge curve; Argentina;
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    JEL classification:

    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

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