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dc.contributor.authorLehmann, Hartmuten_US
dc.contributor.authorPignatti, Norbertoen_US
dc.contributor.authorWadsworth, Jonathanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-01-20en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:09:36Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:09:36Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33271-
dc.description.abstractWe examine the effects of economic transition on the pattern and costs of worker displacement in Ukraine, using the Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (ULMS) for the years 1992 to 2002. Displacement rates in the Ukrainian labor market average between 3.4 and 4.8 percent of employment, roughly in line with levels typically observed in several Western economies, but considerably larger than in Russia. The characteristics of displaced workers are similar to those displaced in the West, in so far as displacement is concentrated on the less skilled. Around one third of displaced workers find re-employment immediately while the majority continues into long-term non-employment. The wage costs of displacement for the sub-sample of displaced workers do not seem to be large. The main cost for displaced workers in Ukraine consists in the extremely long non-employment spell that the average worker experiences after layoff.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1770en_US
dc.subject.jelJ64en_US
dc.subject.jelJ65en_US
dc.subject.jelP50en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddisplaced workersen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabor markets in transitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordUkraineen_US
dc.titleThe incidence and cost of job loss in the Ukrainian labor marketen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn506025144en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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