The Flow Analysis of Labour Markets

The Flow Analysis of Labour Markets

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Well-functioning labour markets are a precondition for economic development. In order to function smoothly the market needs to be able to adjust effectively and quickly to new developments. An understanding and analysis of adjustment processes within labour markets is therefore essential for economic theory and policy proposals. This study discusses the 'flow approach' to mobility and adjustment in labour markets. It presents an overview of flow analysis and provides many new theoretical and empirical insights. It covers all the major industrialized economies, including: USA, Canada, Japan, The Netherlands, UK, France, Italy and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 580g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138974404
  • 9781138974401

Table of contents

1. The Flow Approach to Labour and Market Analysis: Introduction, Ronald Schettkat, 2. Flows in Labor Market: Concepts and International Comparative Results, Ronald Schettkat, 3. Institutional Influences on Job and Labor Turnover, Johnathan S. Leonard, 4. Flow Analysis of Labor Markets: Orgins and Policy Relevance, Charles Holt, 5. Cyclical Patterns of Gross Job Flows and the Macroeconomic Relevance of Job Turnover, Tito Boeri, 6. Job Flows and Worker Flows: Issues, and Evidence from a Panel of US Firms, Simon Burgess, Julia Lane and David Stevens, 7. Is the U.S./Canada Unemployment Gap Truly Large? A Labor Flow Analysis, Pierre-Yves Cremieux and Marc Van Audenrode, 8. The Effects of Individual Characteristics and of Parametric and Non-parametric approaches on Job Duration in Japan, Toshiaki Tachibanaki and Atsuhiro Taki, 9. Aspects of Labor Force Dynamics in France, Denis Fougere, 10. Labor Turnover Flows by Type in France; Panel Analysis of Large Firms, Gerard Ballot, 11. Job Creation and Destruction in Italy, Bruno Contini, Andrea Gavosto, Riccardo Revelli and Paolo Sestito, 12. The Flow Approach in the Netherlands; an Empirical Analysis using Regional Information, Cees Gorter and Jan van Ours, 13. Searching and Job-to-Job Mobility over the Business Cycle, Joop Hartog and Hans van Ophem, 14. Labor Market Dynamics in Germany, Ronald Schettkat, 15. Migration and the Hiring Function: An Examination of Distance and Contiguity Effects in Great Britian, 1975 - 1992, Richard Jackman and Savvas Savourishow more