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Sources of job and worker flows: Evidence from a panel of regions

By Petri Böckerman, Kari Hämäläinen and Mika Maliranta

Abstract

The aim of this study is to explore the structure and the dynamics of regional labour markets in terms of gross job and worker flows. The regional turnover rates are related to macroeconomic factors, industry-structure and demographic factors by employing the data of 85 Finnish regions over the period of 1988-1997. The results imply that different factors can have similar effects on net changes in employment and unemployment by various means of affecting gross changes.

Topics: R23 - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population; Neighborhood Characteristics, C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series, J63 - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1121-7081.2004.00260.x
OAI identifier: oai:mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de:4887

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