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A complete list of this memo-series is available in a PDF® format at: Abstract We develop a new indicator of labour market tightness, based on the pure calendar time changes in individuals' transition rates from unemployment to employment. Based on Norwegian register data from the 1989-2002 period, we show that this indicator , in contrast to the aggregate(More)
Based on comprehensive administrative register data from Norway, we examine the determinants of sickness absence behavior; in terms of employee characteristics, workplace characteristics, panel doctor characteristics, and economic conditions. The analysis is based on a novel concept of a worker's steady state sickness absence propensity, computed from a(More)
Here is a proof for the demeaning method used in lfe, and a description of the methods used for solving the residual equations. As well as a toy-example. This is a preliminary version of [3]. This method, formulated as the Gauss-Seidel algorithm, was noted in [4] without the author noticing it in the first version of this paper.
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