we present evidence on sigma--convergence) in regional unemployment
rates and wages for the sample of transition economies for which we have data available for the time period from 1992 to 1998, from the Regspec/AccessLab data set, and of unemployment rates and GDP for the period from 1999, using the Eurostat sources.
To learn more about annual average unemployment by State, see "State and Regional Unemployment
, 2001 Annual Averages," news release USDL 02-97.
David Blanchflower and Andrew Oswald examine wage curves (looking at the relationship between wage levels and regional unemployment
) using data from ten countries.
hourly manufacturing wage, RELU is the ratio (lagged one period) of the regional to the national unemployment rate, and ULF is the level of the regional unemployment
Moreover, at the national level, a greater dispersion in state and regional unemployment
rates can increase the natural rate of unemployment and shift the Phillips curve out because of an inefficient allocation of the labor force [3; 38].
The regional unemployment
rate remained around its 2013 average at 10.1%, a 0.1% increase compared to October to December 2013.
Of course history proves that her party was the party against life changing Labour legislation like the NHS and the minimum wage, plus her party is the party of mass unemployment ie the North-east's highest regional unemployment
in the country.
rates varied widely across the EU27 in 2009, from 2.1% in the region of Zeeland in the Netherlands, to 27.1% in Reunion, a French Overseas Department.
The summit is also set to approve a resolution to halve the regional unemployment
rate, which topped 14pc last year, in the period between next year and 2020.
He points to the fact that in November the West Midlands suffered the sharpest drop in new orders for the whole of the UK and while cost inflation eased significantly, the regional unemployment
rate at 6.5 per cent remained above the UK average of 5.8 per cent.
rates also grew worse relative to state and national averages.