Occupational mobility and the business cycle

  title={Occupational mobility and the business cycle},
  author={Giuseppe Moscarini},
Occupational Mobility and the Business Cycle Do workers sort more randomly across different job types when jobs are harder to find? To answer this question, we study the mobility of male workers among three-digit occupations in the matched files of the monthly Current Population Survey over the 1979-2004 period. We clean individual occupational transitions using the algorithm proposed by Moscarini and Thomsson (2008). We then construct a synthetic panel comprising annual birth cohorts, and we… CONTINUE READING
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