Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Jinzhu Chen , Bharat Trehan , Prakash Kannan , and Prakash Loungani
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2011
Keywords: structural unemployment, uncertainty, unemployment rate, unemployment rates, high unemployment, unemployment duration,
We provide cross-country evidence on the relative importance of cyclical and structural factors in explaining unemployment, including the sharp rise in U.S. long-term unemployment during the Great Recession of 2007...