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Employment resilience in Europe and the 2008 economic crisis: Insights from micro level data
Doran, Justin; Fingleton, Bernard
This paper analyses employment resilience to the 2008 economic crisis using individual-level data from the European Social Survey (ESS) combined with NUTS-1 regional economic statistics. It models employment outcomes for individuals for 2002–08 and generates counterfactual outcomes for 2010 for individual-level employment assuming there is no recession. A resilience index, based on the difference between employment outcomes assuming actual economic conditions and a no recession counterfactual, is generated. Resilience varies substantially and is higher in German and French regions than in peripheral regions. Highly educated individuals, middle-aged individuals, unionized workers and men are more resilient.
Keyword(s): Regional resilience; European regions; Employment resilience
Publication Date:
2015
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University College Cork
Citation(s): Doran, J. and Fingleton, B. (2016) 'Employment Resilience in Europe and the 2008 Economic Crisis: Insights from Micro-Level Data', Regional Studies, 50(4), pp. 644-656. doi: 10.1080/00343404.2015.1088642
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00343404.2015.1088642
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