Unemployment by Gender: Evidence from EU Countries

Bakas, D. ORCID: 0000-0003-4771-4505 and Papapetrou, E., 2014. Unemployment by Gender: Evidence from EU Countries. International Advances in Economic Research, 20 (1), pp. 103-111. ISSN 1083-0898

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Abstract

This paper applies panel unit-root tests that allow for structural breaks and cross-sectional dependence to examine the validity of hysteresis in gender unemployment rates and gender unemployment gap for a panel of 15 European countries. Addressing breaks, there is evidence
to reject the null hypothesis of hysteresis for the unemployment rates and unemployment gap series. Allowing for both cross-sectional dependence and heterogeneous structural breaks this result is reverted and we fail to reject the null hypothesis of unit root.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: International Advances in Economic Research
Creators: Bakas, D. and Papapetrou, E.
Publisher: Springer US
Date: February 2014
Volume: 20
Number: 1
ISSN: 1083-0898
Identifiers:
NumberType
10.1007/s11294-013-9423-2DOI
9423Publisher Item Identifier
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Business School
Depositing User: Jill Tomkinson
Date Added: 31 Aug 2016 11:06
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:05
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/28362

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