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Essays on wages, job tenure and unemployment duration in the Finnish labour market

Juha Kettunen

Essays on wages, job tenure and unemployment duration in the Finnish labour market

by Juha Kettunen

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Published by ETLA, Taloustieto Oy in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor market -- Finland -- Econometric models.,
    • Unemployment -- Effect of wages on -- Finland.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJuha Kettunen.
      SeriesSarja A / Elinkeinoelämän Tutkimuslaitos = Series A / The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy,, 25, Series A (Elinkeinoelämän Tutkimuslaitos (Finland)) ;, 25.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5797.3.A6 K477 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL286029M
      ISBN 109516282490
      LC Control Number97189248

      recovery in , and the overall soft labor market conditions, the real wage continued to increase rapidly, outpacing the growth of labor productivity (Figure 3). The misalignment of real wages and labor productivity may reflect the outcomes of the collective bargainingFile Size: 1MB. Labor market institutions affect the outcomes of workers in a variety of ways. Many of these institutions are related to the wage setting process, and hence influence the wages paid to workers directly. But even institutions like unem-ployment insurance or employment protection will affect wages indirectly.

      Studying the causes of unemployment is increasingly important especially in Finland, where the share of long-term unemployed job-seekers has shown a steady increase af-ter the financial crisis. This paper presents mismatch theory as one possible explana-tion for the prolonged unemployment in Author: Timopekka Hakola. Individual unemployment duration t i = t(P;z i;e) is equal to the first period when a job offer arrives with a wage above the reservation wage. Thus e is a vector of indicators signifying whether for each period there is a job offer with a wage above the reservation wage: e=fI[job_of fer t] I[w f.

      The Labour Force Survey collects statistical data on the participation in work, employment, unemployment and activity of persons outside the labour force among the population aged between 15 and The Labour Force Survey data collection is based on a random sample drawn twice a year from the Statistics Finland population database. Women in the Labour Market. The labour force participation rate of Finnish women is relatively high compared with many of the other EU Member States: the employment rate (% of working-age population) for women in Finland was in , % compared with % for the EU 12, although it was higher in Denmark, Sweden, UK and Portugal.


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Essays on wages, job tenure and unemployment duration in the Finnish labour market by Juha Kettunen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kettunen, Juha. "Essays on Wages, Job Tenure and Unemployment Duration in the Finnish Labour Market," ETLA A, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, number Handle: RePEc:rif:abooks Companies in Finland are becoming more and more open to the idea of employing foreign workers to fill the gaps in the labour market.

This does not mean that finding a job in Finland will be easy, especially if you do not have any knowledge of the Finnish language. Wöhlbier, Florian, "Subsidising Education with Unionised Labour Markets," Discussion Papers in Economics Essays on wages, University of Munich, Department of Economics.

Kettunen, Juha. "Essays on Wages, Job Tenure and Unemployment Duration in the Finnish Labour Market," ETLA A, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, number Labour Costs in Finland increased to points in the fourth quarter of from points in the third quarter of Labour Costs in Finland averaged points from untilreaching an all time high of points in the first quarter of and a record low of points in the first quarter of This page provides - Finland Labour Costs - actual values.

Similar to product markets, labour markets tend to be characterised by imperfections. The imperfections stem from factors such as monopsony, trade unions, wage discrimination, labour immobility, government interventions, as well as incomplete information on the part of workers (Manning, ; Abbritti, Boitami and Damiani, ).

The labor market is thrown into disequilibrium. Some unemployed workers would gladly work for a lower wage but cannot fi nd a job, and some employers would be happy to hire workers at a lower wage but the law forbids it.

Thus, in a competitive labor market, a binding minimum wage reduces employment and creates involuntary Size: KB. of s, labour market relations have been shaped through tripartite cooperation, and the labour market system has become an important national institution.

Today, cooperation between the government and labour market or-ganisations is characteristic of Finnish labour market relations. ThisFile Size: 1MB. tion for the prolonged unemployment in the Finnish labour market.

This study utilizes the labour market data from Local Labour Offices made available by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. The rich panel data set consists of monthly information on job seekers, vacancies and.

The Effect of Job Tenure on Wage Offers Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Labor Economics 5(3) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Housing Tenure, Job Mobility and Unemployment in the UK Article in The Economic Journal () February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

labour market, with a negative effect on the relative demand for unskilled labour. However, their consequences may vary according to the functioning of the labour market. When wages are flexible, the shock is fully absorbed by a lowering of the relative wages for unskilled workers.

And in a context of long-term equilibrium, where cyclical and File Size: KB. Observations that the official unemployment rate does not describe labour market slack sufficiently broadly have led to the development of broadened measures of unemployment.

These types of measures are regularly used, at least in the United States and have also occasionally been explored by the ECB. Such measures seek to include, in addition to people. unemployment that results when there are more people seeking jobs in a labor market than there are jobs available at the current wage rate Market for Labor Y-Axis = Wage Rate, X-Axis = Quantity of Labor; consists of Labor Demand (employers demand less labor when price of labor increases - negative sloping), Labor Supply (more workers willing to.

Although it should be remembered that substantially more young individuals are staying on in education, and enter the labour market much later than in the past, as graduates.

The number of self employed has continued to grow, equating to 83% of net gains in employment since (Ashworth et al ). Unemployment is at its highest level since the economic crisis of Due to the economic crisis, many have lost their jobs and cannot find new ones.

In the European Union (EU) the average unemployment rate is 9,5% of the labour force between 16 and 64 years old (EU Statistics ). Wages and Unemployment: Trade-off Under Different Labour Market Paradigms 10 possibility of a trade-off between wage inequality and unemployment is discussed and the sensitivity of the results is analysed.

ASYMMETRICAL SHOCKS AND LABOUR MARKET FUNCTIONING Both trade and skill-biased technical progress may provoke an asymmetrical shock to the. If the labour market is perfectly competitive then 0 = 0 but if 0 > 0 the market is, to some extent, monopsonistic.

It is the potential of this which allows minimum wages to raise employment. It is somewhat unconventional to assume the existence of monopsony power in labour markets. However, the presence of labour market frictions means that.

markets, and the determinants of wages and pro–ts in a closed economy. In Section 3 we examine the general equilibrium impact of labor market rigidities on economic outcomes in a closed economy, and show that the relationship between unemployment and labor market rigidities is hump-shaped.

Finland also carries a legacy of long-term unemployment from the depression of the s. Those who have been out of work for such a long time often find themselves with the wrong type of qualifications for today’s labour market, says Haapakorpi.

In. The book would provide an important analysis of the labour market, including the problems of youth labour markets, unemployment, long-term unemployment, and the costs of unemployment.

It provides alternative explanations of unemployment. It discusses the role of unemployment benefits, minimum wages, and aggregate demand on unemployment. 4. On the labour market, at work and in a profession 20 • Working hours and terms of employment 20 • Salary, wages and taxation 20 • Unionizing and problem-solving in the workplace 22 5.

Secure living in Finland 24 • Right to Finnish social security 25 • Pension and unemployment benefits 25 .The history of the Labour Institute for Economic Research dates back to the yearwhen the People’s Market Research Institute was established by the Union of Consumer Co-operatives.

It was the first research institute of the Finnish labour movement.Finland is struggling to emerge from the economic crisis, and it is being felt in the labour market.

Only one in ten Finns believe the situation will improve this year. Nearly half of them believe things will get worse, according to a working life barometre from the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy.