Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/63022
Authors: 
Hernæs, Erik
Year of Publication: 
1999
Series/Report no.: 
Memorandum, Department of Economics, University of Oslo 1999,18
Abstract: 
During the upswing in the Norwegian labour market after the peak of unemployment in the post-war period in the early 1990s, the inflow to unemployment fell by one fourth from October 1991 to October 1993. In contrast, the expected unemployment duration remained fairly constant, whether measured by the duration of registered unemployment or by the duration of joblessness. The continued high duration of unemployment was partly due to a decrease in average ‘employability’ in the unemployment inflow: more immigrants from non-western countries, more without job experience, more with previous unemployment experience, lower average previous earnings, and fewer on recall notice.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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