Mohan, Ramesh and Kemegue, Francis and Sjuib, Fahlino (2007): Hysteresis in Unemployment: Panel Unit Roots Tests Using State Level Data.
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Most studies that use classical unit-root tests in OECD countries support the unemployment hysteresis hypothesis. However, similar classical tests performed on US data yield mixed results, uncovering specification issues. This study uses a number of panel unit root tests, which are known to overcome specification problems, to check the existence of hysteresis in unemployment data from three Massachusetts regions. The empirical results strongly reject a unit root in the unemployment rates, refuting the unemployment hysteresis hypothesis.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Hysteresis in Unemployment: Panel Unit Roots Tests Using State Level Data|
|Keywords:||Hysteresis; Unemployment; panel unit root test|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C22 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J64 - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
|Depositing User:||Ramesh Mohan|
|Date Deposited:||04. Nov 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 16:40|
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