Job Creation and Job Destruction in Great Britain in the 1980 s

  title={Job Creation and Job Destruction in Great Britain in the 1980 s},
  author={David G. Blanchflower and Simon M. Burgess},
This paper characterizes the processes of job creation and job destruction (JC&D) in Britain, and provides more 'stylized facts' to hold up against models of JC&D. The analysis is based on data from the Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (WIRS) surveys of 1980, 1984 and 1990 each of which are representative cross-sections of approximately 2000 continuing British establishments. They cover all sectors (excluding agriculture and mining), public and private, manufacturing and services. The… CONTINUE READING
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