NEWS IN BRIEF
- Indicators. Reade, Quentin // Personnel Today;2/24/2004, p46
The article presents a list of happenings, related human resource management as of February 2004. Slower growth in air fares was offset by higher inflation for clothing and food to leave overall Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation. The latest labour market statistics release show a falling...
- Monetary policy and the labor market. King, Mervyn // Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;Feb99, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p90
Discusses the link between unemployment and inflation in the transmission mechanism of monetary policy. Monetary Policy Committee's use of empirical information about the labor market; Unemployment's significance to the objectives of monetary policy.
- Adjustment dynamics and the natural rate: An account of UK unemployment. Henry, Brian; Karanassou, Marika // Oxford Economic Papers;Jan2000, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p178
Debunks the view blaming major swings in British unemployment during 1975-2000 to movements in the underlying non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment. After-effects on unemployment of labor market shocks; Interactions among lagged adjustment processes; Persistence of the shocks.
- Labour Market Imperfections, "Divine Coincidence" and Volatility of Employment and Inflation. Abbritti, Mirko; Boitani, Andrea; Damiani, Mirella // Review of Economics & Institutions / Economia, Societa e Istituz;Winter2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
The dynamic general equilibrium model with hiring costs presented in this paper delivers involuntary unemployment in the steady state as well as involuntary fluctuations in unemployment. The existence of hiring frictions introduces externalities that, in turn, entail the breakdown of the "divine...
- Racial Quotas May Create Bermuda Staffing Problems. Crombie, Roger // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;5/21/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 21, p30
Focuses on the staffing problem faced by the international financial services market in Bermuda island. Information on the policies instituted by the government of Bermuda; Estimated number of workers needed by the financial services sector; Other infrastructure problems of the island;...
- The NAIRU, Demand and Technology. Storm, Servaas; Naastepad, C. W. M. // Eastern Economic Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p309
We argue that the conventional NAIRU (non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment) model is a special case of a larger model of equilibrium unemployment, in which demand, investment, and endogenous technological progress do have lasting effects on steady-inflation unemployment. It follows...
- Personnel Today's at-a-glance business data. Broad, Mike // Personnel Today;7/2/2002, p46
Presents graphs and charts depicting labor and employment in Great Britain. Increase of inflation rate; Decline of unemployment rate; Details on salary increase.
- The decentralized labor market and the nonmarket consideration of wage change. Chowdhury, Anisuzzaman // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics;Summer83, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p648
Examines the properties of wage inflation. Nature of interrelated labor markets; Processes of wage determination; Dual-wage hypothesis; Relationship between the wage rate and unemployment; Suggested economic policies.
- Speculative Behavior, Search, and Waiting: A Note on a Potential Ambiguity in the Interpretation of Job Search Model. Hvidding, James M. // Southern Economic Journal;Apr79, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p1248
The rapid development of search theory in recent years has done much to improve our understanding of the behavior of economic agents under imperfect information. As applied to the labor market, it has proven useful in providing a microeconomic rationale for the macroeconomic relationship between...