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Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Abstract:

Seeks to explain long-term shifts in the level of unemployment, why unemployment within countries has been higher in some decades than in others, why certain countries have had higher unemployment than others, and why in some countries unemployment has remained high for very long periods. May be used as a textbook. A new introduction assesses whether other studies have confirmed or disproved key features of the analysis. Presents the microfoundations for understanding unemployment, discussing...

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Richard Layard More by this author
Stephen Nickell More by this author
Richard Jackman More by this author
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:b8d6666d-0af7-4c1d-81fa-b2fdb7b85f9d
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:9485
Language:
English

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