What Hides Behind the Rate of Unemployment - Micro Evidence From Norway
By Røed, K., Zang, T.
|| Building on a complete account of registered unemployment spells in Norway, we study
how the composition of unemployment has developed over the last ten years. The total
volume of unemployment has become more unequally distributed than before, but it is
difficult to identify the ‘losers’ in terms of observed characteristics. There are no signs of
low-education workers doing systematically worse. The most conspicuous change with
respect to observed characteristics is that the relative outflow rates for older workers have
1312 Unemployment transitions |
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