EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Understanding unemployment flows

Ekkehard Ernst () and Uma Rani

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2011, vol. 27, issue 2, 268-294

Abstract: This article reviews the current state of research on unemployment dynamics in macroeconomic models. In particular, it discusses the increasingly widespread use of the labour-market flow approach as implemented via a search and matching process and presents main policy considerations that arise from this approach related to unemployment benefit systems and employment protection. It reviews the implications of the labour-flow approach for dynamic properties of macroeconomic models and discusses policy implications for macroeconomic and labour-market policies. Finally, it presents new evidence on the effectiveness of policies to influence unemployment in- and outflows. Copyright 2011, Oxford University Press.

Date: 2011
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (5) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1093/oxrep/grr015 (application/pdf)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:oup:oxford:v:27:y:2011:i:2:p:268-294

Access Statistics for this article

Oxford Review of Economic Policy is currently edited by C. Allsopp

More articles in Oxford Review of Economic Policy from Oxford University Press
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Oxford University Press ( this e-mail address is bad, please contact ) and Christopher F. Baum ().

 
Page updated 2021-04-12
Handle: RePEc:oup:oxford:v:27:y:2011:i:2:p:268-294