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Matthew Tudball

University of Toronto

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November 2018Long Time Out: Unemployment and Joblessness in Canada and the United States
with Kory Kroft, Fabian Lange, Matthew J. Notowidigdo: w25236
We compare patterns of unemployment and joblessness between Canada and the U.S. during the Great Recession. Similar to previous findings for the U.S. in Kroft et al. [2016], we document a rise in long-term unemployment in Canada. This increase is not accounted for by changes in the observable composition of the unemployed. We then extend the matching model in Kroft et al. [2016] to exploit the restricted-access panel data from the Canadian Labor Force Survey which contains information on the time since the last job (“joblessness duration”) for both unemployed individuals and non-participants. This allows us to model duration dependence in all labor force flows involving either unemployment or non-participation. To calibrate the extended matching model, we create a new historical vacancy se...

Published: Kory Kroft & Fabian Lange & Matthew J. Notowidigdo & Matthew Tudball, 2019. "Long Time Out: Unemployment and Joblessness in Canada and the United States," Journal of Labor Economics, vol 37(S2), pages S355-S397.

October 2016Long Time Out: Unemployment and Joblessness in Canada and the United States
with Kory Kroft, Fabian Lange, Matthew J. Notowidigdo
in Small Differences II: Public Policies in Canada and the United States, Philip Oreopoulos and David Card, organizers
 
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