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Unemployment dynamics and the cost of business cycles

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  • Sophie Osotimehin

    (CREST-INSEE)

  • François Langot

    (GAINS-TEPP (Le Mans University))

  • Jean-Olivier Hairault

    (Paris School of Economics)

Abstract

endogenous, provided the structural model is able to reproduce its volatility. Moreover, the matching model embeds other non-linearities, which alter the average job finding rate and consequently the business cycle cost.

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  • Sophie Osotimehin & François Langot & Jean-Olivier Hairault, 2009. "Unemployment dynamics and the cost of business cycles," 2009 Meeting Papers 492, Society for Economic Dynamics.
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    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

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