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dc.contributor.authorBrown, J. Daviden_US
dc.contributor.authorEarle, John S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:17:55Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:17:55Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20929-
dc.description.abstractHow do economic policies and institutions affect job reallocation processes and their consequences for productivity growth? This paper studies the extreme case of economic system change and alternative transitional policies in the former Soviet Republics of Russia and Ukraine. Exploiting annual manufacturing census data from 1985 to 2000, we find that Soviet Russia displayed job flow behavior quite different from market economies, with very low rates of job reallocation that bore little relationship to relative productivity across firms and sectors. Since liberalization began, the pace, heterogeneity, and productivity effects of job flows have increased substantially. The increases occurred more quickly in rapidly reforming Russia than in "gradualist" Ukraine, as did the estimated effects of privatization and competitive pressures from product and labor markets on excess job reallocation and on the productivity-enhancing effects of job flows.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x644en_US
dc.subject.jelP23en_US
dc.subject.jelO47en_US
dc.subject.jelJ63en_US
dc.subject.jelE24en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordjob reallocationen_US
dc.subject.keywordproductivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordtransitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordRussiaen_US
dc.subject.keywordUkraineen_US
dc.subject.stwSektorale Beschäftigungsstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwIndustrieller Strukturwandelen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwÜbergangswirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.titleJob Reallocation and Productivity Growth Under Alternative Economic Systems and Policies: Evidence from the Soviet Transitionen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn846310538en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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