Labour market adjustment during a recession

the micro and macro evidence by Victor Lavy

Publisher: University of Warwick, Development Economics Research Centre in Coventry

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Bibliography: p.24-25.

StatementVictor Lavy, John Newman.
SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Warwick -- no.80
ContributionsNewman, J., Development Economics Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19571609M

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Employment by Gender and Age, and (numbers in thousands) Gender andCited by: 6. indicator of labor market activity we consider, the deterioration of labor market conditions during this recession is the worst on record since the late s.

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Looking at data to figure out whether there are long-lasting effects to entering the labor market in a recession, it turns out there are very long-lasting negative effects.

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the postwar era. Early on, the nature of labor market adjustment displayed a. notable resemblance to that observed in past severe downturns. During the latter. Productivity per employee may increase, but morale may suffer as hours become longer, work becomes harder, wage increases are stopped, and fear of further layoffs persists.

As the recession increases in severity and length, management and labor may meet and agree to mutual concessions. Lehmann, Hartmut F. and Razzolini, Tiziano and Zaiceva, Anzelika, Worker Flows and Labour Market Adjustment During the Great Recession: Evidence from a Large Shock (January 7, ).

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We find persistent negative effects of the unemployment rate at graduation for less-educated Japanese men, in contrast to temporary effects for less-educated American men. The reduction in hours of work during the GFC constituted a large proportion of the total labour market adjustment.

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New entrants to the labour market have a high rate of unemployment due to technological change. b. New entrants to the labour market have difficulty finding jobs, and as a result have a higher rate of unemployment throughout their working lives.