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Comparabilidad y ajustes metodológicos de las estadísticas laborales: El caso de la tasa de desempleo en Ecuador

Jose Castillo () and Carla María Salas ()

Estudios de Economia, 2018, vol. 45, issue 1 Year 2018, 113-145

Abstract: The national statistical institutes face permanently the need to reform and update the statistical criteria and instruments for labor market analysis, as well as to adapt international recommendations for measurement. These processes pose important challenges regarding the comparability of information, neces-sary to analyze the labor market dynamics. This study presents a consistent methodological approach for the splicing of labor market aggregates based on microeconomic information from household surveys. We analyze the case of the national unemployment rate for Ecuador; assess the potential alternatives for simulation and define a consistent selection criterion for the prognosis and splicing of the series.

Keywords: Unemployment; splicing of labor indicators; labor market; labor surveys (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C25 J21 J24 J64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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