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The role of worker flows in the dynamics and distribution of UK unemployment

Michael W. L. Elsby, Jennifer C. Smith and Jonathan Wadsworth.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10729 words.

Unemployment varies substantially over time and across sub-groups of the labour market. Worker flows among labour-market states act as key determinants of this variation. We examine how the...

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Testing the impact of inflation targeting and central bank independence on labour market outcomes

Anna Larsson Seim and Johnny Zetterberg.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining. 9558 words.

We investigate the impact of inflation targeting and central bank independence on wage formation and unemployment using a panel of 20 OECD countries from 1982-2003. The results suggest that...

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The Three Horsemen of Riches: Plague, War, and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe

Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 19220 words.

How did Europe escape the “Iron Law of Wages?” We construct a simple Malthusian model with two sectors and multiple steady states, and use it to explain why European per capita incomes and...

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Towards a Micro-Founded Theory of Aggregate Labour Supply

Andrés Erosa, Luisa Fuster and Gueorgui Kambourov.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Demand and Supply of Labour. 19279 words.

We build a heterogeneous agents life cycle model that captures a large number of salient features of individual male labour supply over the life cycle, by education, both along the...

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Two studies of women's retirement incomes in Australia: assessing some outcomes of pluralism in economic research

Therese Jefferson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Methodology. 6412 words.

To illustrate the potential use of plural research methods, two studies of Australian women's retirement incomes are examined. The first study employed quantitative microsimulation...

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Unemployment and finance: how do financial and labour market factors interact?

Donatella Gatti, Christophe Rault and Anne-Gaël Vaubourg.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Capitalist Systems. 9154 words.

Using annual data for 18 OECD countries over the period 1980-2004, we investigate how labour and financial factors interact to determine unemployment. We estimate a dynamic panel model...

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The U-Shapes of Occupational Mobility

Fane Groes, Philipp Kircher and Iourii Manovskii.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 17703 words.

Using administrative panel data on the entire Danish population we document a new set of facts characterizing occupational mobility. For most occupations, mobility is U-shaped and...

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Wages, economic development and the customary standard of life

Frank Wilkinson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 18754 words.

This paper examines empirically the evolution of the customary standard of life and how this relates to real wages and economic development. Its starting point is Sraffa’s reintroduction of...

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Wealth concentration in the European periphery: Ireland, 1858–2001

John D. Turner.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics. 7297 words.

Using annual will indexes, a series of wealth concentration is constructed for the north of Ireland on a decennial basis for the period 1858 to 2001. Wealth was highly concentrated at the...

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The welfare effects of involuntary part-time work

Daniel Borowczyk-Martins and Etienne Lalé.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9322 words.

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Employed individuals in the USA are increasingly more likely to move to involuntarily part-time work than to unemployment. Spells of involuntary...

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