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dc.contributor.authorOchsen, Carstenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-19en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-08T07:46:37Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-08T07:46:37Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39717-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the effects of the distribution of unemployment by age on the level of unemployment. We provide an extension of the standard equilibrium unemployment model that allows for age dependent job finding probabilities and quit rates. In the empirical part of the paper we apply a panel estimator on data for a set of OECD countries to test the implications of the theoretical model. The results provide the somewhat surprising evidence that the distribution of unemployment by age has a hump-shape effect on the unemployment rate.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv., Wirtschafts- und Sozialwiss. Fak. |cRostocken_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aThünen-series of applied economic theory |x89en_US
dc.subject.jelJ11en_US
dc.subject.jelJ63en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDistribution of Unemployment by Ageen_US
dc.subject.keywordDuration of Unemploymenten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwAltersgruppeen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorie der Arbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwOECD-Staatenen_US
dc.titleThe distribution of unemployment by age and the unemployment rate: A puzzle?en_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn610650866en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:roswps:89-

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