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Unemployment and flexibility on the Danish labour market

Gunnar Viby Mogensen

Unemployment and flexibility on the Danish labour market

by Gunnar Viby Mogensen

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Published by Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Distributed by Danmarks statistik in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Denmark.
    • Subjects:
    • Hours of labor -- Denmark.,
    • Unemployment -- Denmark.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-84).

      StatementGunnar Viby Mogensen.
      SeriesStudy / Rockwool Foundation Research Unit,, no. 1, Study (Rockwool fondens forskningsenhed) ;, no. 1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5199 .M64 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL865856M
      ISBN 108798325116
      LC Control Number95150010

      Wage flexibility in a high unemployment regime: spatial heterogeneity and the size of local labour markets. Dieter von Fintel. Abstract. Whereas some previous microeconometric evidence suggests that wage setters in South Africa are highly responsive to external local labour market circumstances, this is not corroborated by macro-economic Cited by: 2. Performance and the Labour Market", by Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman Olivier Blanchard⁄ J \conomicPerformance,andtheLabourMarket",byRichard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman, (LNJ in what follows) is the sec-ond edition of a book flrst .

      labour markets and imply that labour market risks of workers increase. They have thus to be adequately insured by new types of security outside the stable employment relationship. Flexicurity has become a buzzword describing such developments aiming at both labour market flexibility and security. The term drives the labour. The purpose of the reform is to promote flexibility in the Danish labour market and to maintain a low unemployment rate and high employment. It affects only unemployed people who are insured and who are therefore members of an unemployment fund, unlike the uninsured who rely exclusively on public benefits.

      6 Wage Flexibility and Unemployment. empirical evidence that the results of these international comparisons also apply to contrasts among regions within countries. The additional stylized facts are: (1) Unemployment persistence appears to be virtually ubiquitous. In a careful study of some 19 countries, Robert Barro (, p. 34) found. By Gunnar Viby Mogensen 85 pages. Distributed by Statistics Denmark, ISBN: ISBN This book is based on Arbejde og ledighed i erne (Employment and unemployment in the s). It presents for an international audience the main results of the project on the Danish labour market.


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Unemployment and flexibility on the Danish labour market by Gunnar Viby Mogensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Unemployment and Flexibility on the Danish Labour Market. book This book is based on Arbejde og ledighed i erne (Employment and unemployment in the s). It presents for an international audience the main results from a project on the Danish labour market. The Danish labour market is infused with a high degree of job mobility.

The average job length in Denmark is 8 years, making it one of the lowest among the OECD countries. [2] The system of labour market flexibility provides workers with a high level of benefits and allows employers to hire and fire employees with ease.

Flexibility + Security = Flexicurity The Danish labour market is based on the concept of “flexicurity”. This concept, firstly coined by the former Prime Minister of Denmark Poul Oluf Nyrup Rasmussen, refers to the two main characteristics of the Danish labour market: flexibility and security.

In terms of flexibility, firing costs are. The Danish labour market model is built on a division of labour between the state and the social partners. For foreign companies with employees posted to work in Denmark this is useful knowledge. The social partners are employers and employees, each organised in various types of.

The flexible Danish labour market The purpose of this section is to describe and evaluate the importance of the various dimensions of the flexibility of the Danish labour market. In continuation of the presentation of the flexicurity triangle in section 1, the main emphasis will be on the forms of flexibility central to the relationshipCited by:   Labour market flexibility means that it is easy for workers to change jobs and choose different types of work.

It also implies that firms find it relatively easy to hire and fire workers can use temporary contracts, rather than get locked into rigid labour contracts. The state of labour markets in advanced economies remains dismal despite recent signs of growth.

This column explains the IMF’s logic behind the advice it provided on labour markets during the Great Recession. It argues that flexibility is crucial both at the micro level, i.e.

on worker reallocation, and at the macro level, e.g. on collective agreements. Labor Flexibility Beats Unemployment. A well-functioning and efficient labor market is, no doubt, one of the ingredients which account for Denmark’s economic prosperity.

It is certainly responsible for the low unemployment rates Author: Luis Pablo de la Horra. exis t ing know l edge on t h e Danish labour market flexib ili t y in a co m par at iv e perspect ive.

Sect i o n 3 t h e n pres ents the li nk b et ween flexib ili t y and secur i t y in the l. The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes.

Using a panel of 97 countries from tothe results of the paper suggest that improvements in labor market flexibility have a statistically and significant negative impact on unemployment outcomes (over unemployment, youth. Byung-Hee Lee, Bum-Sang Yoo, in Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific, Legalization of redundancy dismissals.

Employment protection legislation is one of the most important issues relating to labour market flexibility in most countries. The Republic of Korea previously had a long tradition of guaranteeing a high level of employment. 53 Denmark: Flexibility, security and labour market success Per Kongshøj Madsen a low level of unemployment over the long term.

For each of these countries, a national CEPR was the Danish labour market in recent years, the study first takes an. Labour Market Real Wage Unemployment Benefit Benefit System Labour Market Policy These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm : Vani K Borooah. The degree of labour market flexibility is the speed with which labour markets adapt to fluctuations and changes in society, the economy or production.

The most common definition of labour market flexibility has been the neo-liberal definition. This entailed the ease of labour market institutions in enabling labour markets to reach a continuous equilibrium determined by the.

The Danish labour market is known for its high level of flexibility when hiring, a social welfare system and active employment policies. Together, these three components constitute what is known as the ‘Flexicurity Model’, which combines market economy with the traditional Scandinavian welfare state.

The Historical Development of Danish Labour Market Policy 38 Labour Market Policies until 39 The Labour Market Reform of 40 Changes in Danish Labour Market Policy 42 Measures and Objectives in Recent Danish Labour Market Policy 44 The Institutions of Labour Market Policy 45 Labour market flexibility.

Labour market flexibility refers to the willingness and ability of labour to respond to changes in market conditions, including changes in the demand for labour and the wage market flexibility is an important aspect of how labour markets function to adjust supply to demand.

Labour market flexibility is central to the supply-side of the macro-economy. Labour market flexibility and unemployment in the UK regions: the size, type and mix of flexibility matters.

Abstract This paper explores the macroeconomic determinants of UK regional unemployment and their relation to the influences on unemployment exerted by the levels and types of employment flexibility in the country.

Labor market flexibility refers to firms' ability under a jurisdiction's laws and regulations to make decisions regarding employees's hiring, firing, hours and working : Will Kenton. recent labour market trends and short-term prospects, with a focus on vulnerable youth. It also contains chapters on: skills use at work; the short-term effects of structural reforms; and gender labour market gaps in emerging economies.

DOI: /empl_outlooken Labour market developments in Denmark Denmark aged 15 12 35 30 25 6 15 10 5. The importance of flexibility / Tools to increase flexibility. The importance of flexibility. A variety of LEED studies have determined that more flexibility in the management of programmes is required for labour market policy to contribute fully to local strategies for.

Can the Danish flexicurity model cope with a deep recession, or will long-term unemployment increase and the social safety net become overburdened?

The Danish economy has experienced a boom-bust pattern ending with a large drop in GDP and thus labour demand. So far, the flexicurity model has coped with the Great Recession in the sense that gross flows Cited by: 9. How the flexible labour markets failed Europe Spain's unemployment rate has reached 20%, labour market flexibility, financial liberalisation and fiscal rigour that seemed to .