Kitov, Ivan and Kitov, Oleg (2008): The driving force of labor force participation in developed countries.
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The evolution of labor force participation rate is modeled using a lagged linear function of real economic growth, as expressed by GDP per capita. For the U.S., our model predicts at a two-year horizon with RMSFE of 0.28% for the period between 1965 and 2007. Larger part of the deviation between predicted and measured LFP is explained by artificial dislocations in measured time series induced by major revisions to the CPS methodology in 1979 and 1989. Similar models have been developed for Japan, the UK, France, Italy, Canada, and Sweden.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The driving force of labor force participation in developed countries|
|Keywords:||labor force participation, real GDP per capita, prediction|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C20 - General
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E60 - General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J20 - General
|Depositing User:||Ivan Kitov|
|Date Deposited:||08. May 2008 18:39|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 21:23|
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