CLS Working Papers, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus
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() and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen
Abstract: We study individual job-separations and their associated
destination states for all individuals in the private sector in Denmark for
the period 1980 to 1995 and account for the cyclical flows. We find that
individual and workplace characteristics as well as business cycle effects
are important in explaining the individual behaviour. In policy simulations
we look at the impact on individual transitions. We find that structural
and growth policies have different implications for the economy. Policy
interventions with the purpose of preventing firm closures are argued to be
Keywords: Business cycles; Jopseparations; Transition probabilities; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: E24; J63; J65; (follow links to similar papers)
18 pages, June 27, 2002
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