Learned helplessness, discouraged workers, and multiple unemployment equilibria in a search model

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Bjørnstad, Roger (2001)
  • Publisher: Statistics Norway, Research Department
  • Subject: Arbeidsledighet | JEL classification: E24 | JEL classification: J64 | Learned helplessness | Unemployment | Helplessness | Discouraged workers | Learned helplessness; discouraged workers; multiple unemployment equilibria; search effectiveness; long term unemployment
    • jel: jel:J64 | jel:E24

Abstract: Unemployment varies strongly between countries with comparable economic structure. Some economists have tried to explain these differences with institutional differences in the labour market. Instead, this paper focuses on a model with multiple equilibria s... View more
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