Geographic labour mobility [issues paper]

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Australia. Productivity Commission


Geographic labour mobility is a specific aspect of labour mobility. Labour mobility generally refers to the movement of people from one job to another. Geographic labour mobility provides a locational perspective on labour mobility. Geographic labour mobility is one element of a flexible labour market. It is an important mechanism for adjusting to labour demand shocks (such as factory closures), seasonal variations in labour supply, and to broader structural changes in the economy. By enabling labour to move to its best use across different regions of Australia (including outer...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Employment; Demographics

Keywords: Labour mobility; Employment pattern; Labour supply; Labour demand; Regional

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Productivity Commission, 2013

Physical description: iii, 29 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 113.419

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