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Towards an integrated approach to industry dynamics and labour mobility


  • Mamede, Ricardo


Industrial dynamics and labour mobility are two fields of economic research that have developed fast in recent years, but along what are essentially separate lines. This paper shows that the processes those two fields deal with can be highly interdependent, and demonstrates the usefulness of (and the opportunity for) an integrated approach to the dynamics of industries and labour mobility. It concludes with a list of questions that inform a research agenda dedicated to such approach.

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  • Mamede, Ricardo, 2006. "Towards an integrated approach to industry dynamics and labour mobility," MPRA Paper 3994, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3994

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    1. Andreas Koch & Jochen Spaeth, 2009. "New Firms---Different Jobs? An Inquiry into the Quality of Employment in Start-ups and Incumbents," IAW Discussion Papers 50, Institut für Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung (IAW).

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    JEL classification:

    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs

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