Structural/Frictional and Demand-Deficient Unemployment in Local Labor Markets

32 Pages Posted: 4 Jul 2004

See all articles by Harry J. Holzer

Harry J. Holzer

Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: July 1988

Abstract

This paper uses data on unemployment rates and job vacancy rates to measure structural/frictional and demand-deficient components of unemployment rate differences across local labor markets. Data on occupational and industrial distributions of unemployed workers and vacant jobs, as well as on local wages, recent sales growth, Unemployment Insurance, and demographics are then used to help account for these components of unemployment across local areas.

Suggested Citation

Holzer, Harry J., Structural/Frictional and Demand-Deficient Unemployment in Local Labor Markets (July 1988). NBER Working Paper No. w2652. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=439579

Harry J. Holzer (Contact Author)

Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) ( email )

3600 N Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20057
United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240
Bonn, D-53072
Germany

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
31
Abstract Views
1,266
PlumX Metrics