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Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in Turkey

Aysit Tansel, Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir and Emre Aksoy

Abstract:
This paper investigates the relationship between labor force participation rate and unemployment rate in Turkey a developing country. Cointegration analysis is carried out for the aggregate and gender and age specific series. The findings indicate that there is no long-run relationship between labor force participation and unemployment rates in Turkey. Thus, unlike in the case of the developed countries the unemployment invariance hypothesis is supported in Turkey. 

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2015

  • 15/13 Global Constraints on Central Banking: The Case of Turkey
    Ahmet Benlialper and Hasan Cömert

  • 15/12 Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Turkey
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  • 15/11 The Myth of Profit-Shifting Trade Policies
    Onur A. Koska and Frank Stähler

  • 15/10 Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond Spreads, Credit Ratings and Global Financial Crisis
    Erdal Özmen and Özge Doğanay Yaşar

  • 15/09 The impacts of the 2008 global financial crisis on developing countries: the case of the 15 most affected countries
    Hasan Cömert and Esra Nur Uğurlu

  • 15/08 Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?
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  • 15/07 Resources on the Stage: A Firm Level Analysis of the ICT Adoption in Turkey
    Derya Fındık and Aysıt Tansel

  • 15/06 Intangible Investment and Technical Efficiency: The Case of Software-Intensive Manufacturing Firms in Turkey
    Derya Fındık and Aysıt Tansel

  • 15/05 Southwest as the New Internal Migration Destination in Turkey
    Ali T. Akarca and Aysıt Tansel

  • 15/04 2002 Sonrası Türkiye Ekonomisinin Performansı: Karşılaştırmalı Bir Analiz
    Ahmet Benlialper, Hasan Cömert and Güney Düzcay

  • 15/03 Inequality of Opportunities of Educational Achievement in Turkey over Time
    Aysıt Tansel

  • 15/02 Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in Turkey
    Aysıt Tansel, Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir and Emre Aksoy

  • 15/01 Determinants of Transitions across Formal/Informal Sectors in Egypt
    Aysit Tansel and Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
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