Labor Mobility - studies of labor turnover and migration in the Swedish labor market

The 60s and the 70s showed a decline in various indicators of labor mobility in Sweden. Concerns were about the adverse allocation effects that a less mobile force might imply.

This book brings together a number of econometrics studies an labor mobility in Sweden. By using primarily micro data, a detailed quantitative picture of mobility behavior is provided. The issues addressed are related to (i) the determinants of job search and quit behavior, (ii) the determinants of family migration decisions, (iii) the relationships between mobility and subsequent earnings, and (iv) the dynamics of labor turnover in the context of overall labor market behavior.

Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets

An Overall Perspective


Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden face similar problems of integrating large groups of immigrants, especially low-educated ones from outside the EU, into their labour markets. In this volume, edited by Lars Calmfors, IFN, and Nora Sánchez Gassen in cooperation with researchers from across the Nordic Region analyse how labour market integration of immigrants can be promoted. 

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