Unemployment in the EU periphery
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Unemployment in the EU periphery problems and prospects by Frank G. Barry

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Published by European University Institute. Robert Schuman Centre in San Domenico .
Written in English


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StatementFrank Barry, John Bradley and Joanne McCartan.
SeriesEUI working paper -- 97/47
ContributionsBradley, John, 1946-, McCartan, Joanne., Robert Schuman Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18387708M

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  Persistent high employment and growing labour market inequality have become entrenched features of many European countries. This edited collection of papers focuses on the regional and local dimensions of these problems across the European union as a whole and, more particularly, in the UK. In the addressing the contemporary landscape of unemployment, social exclusion and public . In the periphery, the unemployment rate on average is substantially higher than in the core and shows low growth throughout the period, while in core countries it has slightly decreased. GDP is higher in the core due to the area’s larger size and higher level of economic development.   This book provides a new understanding of the eurozone crisis across three of the worst hit cases: Greece, Portugal, and contrast to accounts which stress the ‘immaturity’ of the European ‘periphery’, as well as more critical narratives that understand these countries as victims of German and core ‘economic domination’, this book recognises that individual peripheral.   This results in low growth, high unemployment, high migration, depopulation, cuts in public spending and the rest of the IMF’s Structural Adjustment Policies – policies which have failed just about everywhere. So much for the southern periphery. Focus on Eastern Europe sheds light on a different set of problems.

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  This book provides a new understanding of the eurozone crisis across three of the worst hit cases: Greece, Portugal, and Ireland. In contrast to accounts which stress the ‘immaturity’ of the European ‘periphery’, as well as more critical narratives that understand these countries as victims of German and core ‘economic domination’, this book recognises that individual peripheral Author: Neil Dooley. It is certainly better to be the periphery of the European Union than the periphery of world capitalism, but it is still not a successful economy. Europe’s Growth Champion is one of the most important economic books of the year, and certainly the most important Polish summary of the thirty years of capitalism in our region. As for short-run dynamics, for the EU15 as a whole we find a confirmation of the result that immigration reduces unemployment, while the evidence of a core-periphery dualism is less pronounced. P. Esposito, S. Collignon, S. Scicchitano: Immigration And Unemployment In Europe – Does The Core-Periphery Dualism Matter? We look at the core-periphery dualism as main source of heterogeneity within Europe. Estimates take into account the effect of cross-sectional dependence in macro panels. Immigration inflows reduce long-run unemployment in all peripheral countries.