Estimating the Beveridge Curve of Egypt: An Econometric Study for the Period 2004 to 2010
Kasrin Zein () and
Günter Lang ()
Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 2013, vol. 8, issue 3, 1-16
This paper estimates the Beveridge curve of Egypt for the period from 2004 to 2010, using quarterly data for both the private sector and the public sector. Our results confirm the negative relationship between unemployment and private job offers for the Egyptian labor market. The Beveridge curve has shifted inwards during the observation period, indicating an improved matching process between labor supply and private labor demand. However, the results for the public sector are poor, showing the Beveridge curve relation cannot be used to explain the relationship between government sector vacancy rates and the unemployment rate.
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