Kakarot-Handtke, Egmont (2011): Unemployment out of nowhere – a structural axiomatic analysis of objective determinants.
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Unemployment is usually explained with reference to the equilibrium of supply and demand in the labour market. This approach rests on specific behavioral assumptions that are formally expressed as axioms. The standard set of axioms is replaced in the present paper by a set of structural axioms. This approach yields the objective determinants of employment. They consist of effective demand, the actual outcome of price formation, structural stress as determined by the heterogeneity within the business sector and the income distribution. Sudden changes of employment are effected by latent relative switchers that are hard to spot empirically.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Unemployment out of nowhere – a structural axiomatic analysis of objective determinants|
|Keywords:||New framework of concepts; Structure-centric; Axiom set; Full employment; Employment–profit ratio trade-off; Causality; Economic law; Historical specificity; Latent relative switcher|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E24 - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E21 - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
|Depositing User:||Egmont Kakarot-Handtke|
|Date Deposited:||14. Jul 2011 22:24|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 02:51|
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