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dc.contributor.authorPuhani, Patrick A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:54:22Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:54:22Z-
dc.date.issued1999en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24329-
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this paper is to evaluate whether labour mobility is likely to act as a sufficient adjustment mechanism in the face of asymmetric shocks in Euroland. To this end, we estimate the elasticity of migration with respect to changes in unemployment and income on the basis of regional panel data provided by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Regression results are provided for Western Germany, France, and Italy. It is shown that labour mobility is highest in Germany, followed by France, and Italy. However, even in Germany, the accommodation of a shock to unemployment by migration takes several years. We conclude that labour mobility is extremely unlikely to act as a sufficient adjustment mechanism to asymmetric shocks in Euroland.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheim-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x99-47en_US
dc.subject.jelE66en_US
dc.subject.jelP52en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEuropean Monetary Union (EMU)en_US
dc.subject.keywordeuroen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabour mobilityen_US
dc.subject.stwEuropäische Wirtschafts- und Währungsunionen_US
dc.subject.stwSchocken_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftliche Anpassungen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmobilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwFrankreichen_US
dc.subject.stwItalienen_US
dc.titleLabour mobility - an adjustment mechanism in Euroland? Empirical evidence for Western Germany, France and Italyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn853790787en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:5260-

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