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Job Mobility in Ireland

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  • Adele Bergin

    (Economics, National University of Ireland, Maynooth and ESRI, Dublin)

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This paper investigates the factors that determine job-to-job mobility in Ireland over the period 1995 to 2001. It finds that labour market experience, working in the public sector, human capital, whether a person is overskilled and the sector they work in are important determinants of job change. In addition, the paper finds the rate of job mobility in Ireland practically doubled over the period. The sample is divided into two time periods and a decomposition technique is applied to ascertain how much of the increase in mobility is attributable to compositional changes and how much is due to other factors

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  • Adele Bergin, 2008. "Job Mobility in Ireland," Economics Department Working Paper Series n1940708.pdf, Department of Economics, National University of Ireland - Maynooth.
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