Regional labor demand and national labor market institutions in the EU15

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Author: Niebuhr, Annekatrin; Herwartz, Helmut

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Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI)


The labor market effects of the recent financial and economic crisis are rather heterogeneous across countries and regions. Such differences in labor market performance among industrialized countries are an issue of ongoing research. The objective of this paper is to analyse labor market disparities among European regions and to provide evidence on the factors behind these differences. Whereas previous research focused on effects of national labor market institutions, we also take structural characteristics of regions into account and investigate differences in labor demand...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Economics; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Analysis; Labour demand; Data analysis; Data collection

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Hamburg, Germany: Hamburg Institute of International Economics, 2011

Physical description: 25 p.

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Series: HWWI research paper; 112

ISSN: 1861-504X

The EU15 refers to the number of member countries in the European Union prior to the accession of 10 candidate countries on 1 May 2004. The countries are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
The NUTS classification (Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics) is a hierarchical system for dividing up the economic territory of the European Union.

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 107.393

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