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Authors: 
Fidrmuc, Jan
Year of Publication: 
2004
Citation: 
[Journal:] Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung – Journal for Labour Market Research [ISSN:] 2510-5027 [Volume:] 37 [Year:] 2004 [Issue:] 4 [Pages:] 437-450
Abstract: 
In this paper, I analyze the development of inter-regional mobility in the Czech Republic during the transition from central planning to a market economy. I show that the intensity of migration is low and even has fallen during the transition regional disparities in unemployment rates and earnings have increased. More importantly, labor mobility is little effective in facilitating labor-market adjustment to employment shocks. Using aggregate inter-regional migration data and survey data an past and prospective migration and the willingness to move. I find that economic factor play little role in explaining migration patterns. There is, nonetheless, some tentative evidence of the greater importance of economic considerations in explaining future migration intentions and the willingness to move. Thus, while at present migration appears more of a social or demographic rather than economic phenomenon, its economic role may strengthen in the future.
Subjects: 
regionale Mobilität - Determinanten
Binnenwanderung
Arbeitskräftemobilität
osteuropäischer Transformationsprozess
regionale Mobilität - Entwicklung
regionaler Arbeitsmarkt
regionale Disparität
Arbeitslosenquote
ökonomische Faktoren
Mobilitätsbereitschaft
soziale Faktoren
demografische Faktoren
Tschechische Republik
Document Type: 
Article

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