A Spatial Investigation of Urban Labor Markets.

Proulx, Kevin.

Abstract: This thesis considers two different methods of analyzing cross-sectional dependencies between city labor markets. First, it reports a spatial investigation of Okun's Law in a panel of 348 U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) using annual unemployment and GDP data from 2001-2010. Then, it considers a Global Vector Autoregressive (GVAR) model of various labor market variables for 34 ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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