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The Measurement of Persistence and Hysteresis in Aggregate Unemployment

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  • Ossama Mikhail
  • Curtis J. Eberwein
  • Jagdish Handa

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There exists no consensus regarding the definition and the measure of persistence. We aim to spark research interests to address the lack of a standard definition. This paper reviews this issue and proposes an informal definition to unemployment persistence.

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  • Ossama Mikhail & Curtis J. Eberwein & Jagdish Handa, 2003. "The Measurement of Persistence and Hysteresis in Aggregate Unemployment," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0311002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmh:0311002
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    Keywords

    Hysteresis; Persistence; Business Cycle Fluctuations; Unemployment.;
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    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles

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