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Empirical modelling of internal migration and commuting flows for economic regions in Norway

Vi modellerer flyttestrømmer og pendling mellom 89 økonomiske regioner i Norge (NUTS 4) for individer i alderen 15-74 år og utnytter ‘makro’ paneldata for årene 2001-2014.

Empirical modelling of internal migration and commuting flows for economic regions in Norway

This paper provides empirical results for internal migration and commuting flows using panel data for 89 economic regions in Norway for the years 2001-2014.

Decrease in unemployment

According to seasonal adjusted numbers from the Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate was 4.2 per cent in July. This corresponds to a decrease of 0.6 percentage points from April.

Strong increase in employment

Adjusted for seasonal variations, the number of employed persons increased by 43 000 from March to June. There were only minor changes in the unemployment in this period. The 138 000 unemployed persons in June corresponded to 4.8 per cent of the labour force.

Welfare effects of tax policy change when there are choice restrictions on labour supply

Information about individual choices of heterogeneous agents. Results can for example be used to describe the distributional effects of tax policy change, such as the effects on changes in money metric utility – distributions of equivalent and compensating variation (EV or CV).

Number of employed persons on pre-pandemic level

The number of employed persons increased by 42 000 from February to May. The number of employed persons were then at about the same level as before the corona crisis. From February to May 2021, however, there were only minor changes in unemployment.

Increase in employment

The number of employed persons increased from January to April. There were only minor changes in the unemployment in this period. The 141 000 unemployed persons in April corresponded to 4.9 per cent of the labour force.

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