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Structural unemployment after the crisis in Austria

Michael Christl (), Monika Köppl–Turyna and Dénes Kucsera
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Monika Köppl–Turyna: Agenda Austria
Dénes Kucsera: Agenda Austria

Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Monika Irena Köppl-Turyna ()

IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2016, vol. 5, issue 1, 1-36

Abstract: Abstract This paper analyzes the Austrian Beveridge curve as well as the Beveridge curves for different economic sectors in Austria over the period from 2008 onwards. We find significant outward shifts of the Beveridge curves in eight of the 21 sectors of the economy. We further analyze what factors have contributed to this change. Our results suggest that a significant part of the currently rising unemployment in Austria may be attributed to structural changes. Those structural changes mainly affect the four large sectors: construction, wholesale, transportation, and accommodation and food service activities.

Keywords: Beveridge curve; Crisis; Mismatch; Structural unemployment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J62 J63 E24 E32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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DOI: 10.1186/s40174-016-0062-5

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