Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/66865
Authors: 
Hutengs, Oliver
Stadtmann, Georg
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Papers, German Institute for Economic Research, DIW Berlin 1243
Abstract: 
We estimate Okun coefficients for five different age cohorts for several Eurozone countries. We find a stable pattern for all countries: The relationship between business-cycle fluctuations and the unemployment rate is the strongest for the youngest cohort and gets smaller for the elderly cohorts.
Subjects: 
Okun's law
labor market
youth unemployment
JEL: 
E24
F50
C23
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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