The Japanese Labor Markets: Unemployment and Vacancies

Yoshihiko Tsukuda, Tatsuyoshi Miyakoshi

研究成果: Article査読

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We employ a disequilibrium model to examine the disequilibrium and structural causes of unemployment and vacancies in Japanese labor markets on the basis of business survey data. The Keynesian is a primary determinant of unemployment and the underconsumption of vacancies in most subperiods for both large and small firms. The degree of mismatch in the labor markets for large firms is lower than that for small ones. It exhibits a decreasing trend until the beginning of the eighties, then reverses to an increasing one around the mid-eighties. This paper contributes to issues such as recently conspicuous structural causes, transfer of employees, and dual structure through an alternative approach to the conventional methods. J. Japan. Int. Econ. June 1999, 13(2), pp. 91-118. Faculty of Economics, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8576, Japan; and Faculty of Economics, Niigata University, Niigata 950-21, Japan. Copyright 1999 Academic Press. Journal of Economic Literature Classification Numbers: D58, J60, C40.

ジャーナルJournal of the Japanese and International Economies
出版ステータスPublished - 1999 6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 財務
  • 経済学、計量経済学
  • 政治学と国際関係論


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