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dc.contributor.authorKonings, Jozefen_US
dc.contributor.authorLehmann, Hartmuten_US
dc.coverage.temporal1997en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:20:35Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:20:35Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21232-
dc.description.abstractUsing a unique enterprise-level data set, which covers the regions Moscow City, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk and Chuvashia and the three sectors manufacturing and mining, construction and trade and distribution, we estimate Russian labour demand equations for the year 1997. The most important conclusion that can be drawn is that labour demand is inelastic in international perspective if we estimate a labour demand equation for all regions and all sectors combined. So, Russian MLEs well into the transition still exhibit peculiar behaviour as far as wage employment trade-offs are concerned. We try to relate this inelastic labour demand to basic neoclassical theory by testing Marshall?s rules of derived demand. Our results show that testing these rules seems a promising avenue for establishing some of the driving forces, which are behind labour demand in Russia.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 372en_US
dc.subject.jelP20en_US
dc.subject.jelJ23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordTransition economicsen_US
dc.subject.keyworddemand for labouren_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsnachfrageen_US
dc.subject.stwMikroökonomische Konsumfunktionen_US
dc.subject.stwÜbergangswirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwElastizitäten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwRusslanden_US
dc.titleMarshall and Labour Demand in Russia: Going Back to Basicsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn340971916en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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