IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/kud/kuiedp/9915.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

The Rise in Danish Unemployment: Reallocation or Mismatch?

Author

Listed:
  • Karsten Albæk

    (Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen)

  • Henrik Hansen

    (The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen)

Abstract

Two key relations in theoretical work on labor market flows are analyzed; the hiring function and the uv-curve. The relations are identified in a cointegrated VAR-model framework. The system comprising unemployment, vacancies and hirings is driven by a stochastic trend in the vacancies, corresponding to the status of vacancies as the driving force in models of labor market flows. The drift in the relations is modeled by smooth transition functions and is identified as increased mismatch problems in the Danish labor market as opposed to increased structural change.

Suggested Citation

  • Karsten Albæk & Henrik Hansen, 1999. "The Rise in Danish Unemployment: Reallocation or Mismatch?," Discussion Papers 99-15, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:kud:kuiedp:9915
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.econ.ku.dk/english/research/publications/wp/1999/9915.pdf/
    Download Restriction: no

    Other versions of this item:

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Joanna Tyrowicz & Lucas Velde & Jan Svejnar, 2017. "Effects Of Labor Reallocation On Productivity And Inequality—Insights From Studies On Transition," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 31(3), pages 712-732, July.
    2. Kangasharju, Aki & Hynninen, Sanna-Mari & Pehkonen, Jaakko, 2006. "Regional Matching Frictions and Aggregate Unemployment," Discussion Papers 383, VATT Institute for Economic Research.
    3. Saleh Alkafri, 2011. "Transition from High Education to the Labour Market: Unemployment within Graduates from the Gender Prospective In the Palestinian Territory," Working Papers 30, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium.
    4. Heidi Soininen, 2007. "Finnish Evidence of Changes in Labor Market Matching," Finnish Economic Papers, Finnish Economic Association, vol. 20(1), pages 57-71, Spring.
    5. Friedrich L. Sell, 2016. "Combining the Beveridge and the Phillips Curve into an Integrative Model: The Modified Output Gap," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 6, pages 1-12, May.
    6. Jan Svejnar & Joanna Tyrowicz & Lucas van der Velde, 2015. "Productivity and Inequality Effects of Rapid Labor Reallocation – Insights from a Meta-Analysis of Studies on Transition," Working Papers 2015-11, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    hiring function; UV-curve; cointegrated VAR-Model; smooth transition functions; mismatch;

    JEL classification:

    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:kud:kuiedp:9915. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Thomas Hoffmann). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/okokudk.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.