Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/194262
Authors: 
Castillo, José Gabriel
Salas, Carla María
Year of Publication: 
2018
Citation: 
[Journal:] Estudios de Economía [ISSN:] 0718-5286 [Volume:] 45 [Year:] 2018 [Issue:] 1 [Pages:] 113-145
Abstract (Translated): 
The national statistical institutes face permanently the need to reform and update the statistical criteria and instruments for labor market analysis, as well as to adapt international recommendations for measurement. These processes pose important challenges regarding the comparability of information, necessary to analyze the labor market dynamics. This study presents a consistent methodological approach for the splicing of labor market aggregates based on microeconomic information from household surveys. We analyze the case of the national unemployment rate for Ecuador; assess the potential alternatives for simulation and define a consistent selection criterion for the prognosis and splicing of the series.
Subjects: 
Unemployment
splicing of labor indicators
labor market
labor surveys
JEL: 
C25
J21
J24
J64
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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