Unemployent Duration and Measurement of Unemployment

We propose an unemployment measure that provides an index of the concentration of unemployment among the unemployed. A set of axioms are used to derive the unemployment measure. The measure is shown to satisfy a number of desirable properties that relate to the sensitivity of an unemployment measure to the inequality in the distribution of the unemployment.


Issue Date:
Jul 07 1990
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
Language:
English
Total Pages:
40
Series Statement:
9003




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