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Demand patterns and employment growth: consumption and services in france, germany, the netherlands, spain, the united kingdom and the united states

Objective

Comprehensive research into significance of final-demand patterns, esp. private consumption, for wide variations in employment rates, esp. in services and for women, across EU countries and in comparison to the US. Strongly under researched issue is highly relevant to understanding of international employment gaps, esp. across Atlantic, link of GDP growth to job growth, female job participation, future job growth in services and effectiveness of broad economic policy. Decomposition analysis of input-output data compares private consumption to other categories of final demand over time and across countries. Micro econometric study of expenditure surveys establishes household characteristics, including female job participation and income inequality, determining differences and changes in consumption patterns, and demand elasticity.
With structure of earnings surveys, labour force surveys and industrial database data structure of employment in service industries is studied.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

UNIVERSITEIT VAN AMSTERDAM
Address
Roetersstraat 11
1018 WB Amsterdam
Netherlands

Participants (5)

ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE EN MICROECONOMIE APPLIQUEE
France
Address
Rue Du Renard 24
75004 Paris
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
United Kingdom
Address
Manor Road Building
OX1 3UQ Oxford
UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID
Spain
Address
126,Calle Madrid 126
28903 Getafe
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON.
United Kingdom
Address
Gower Street
London
UTRECHT UNIVERSITY
Netherlands
Address
Heidelberglaan 1
3508 TC Utrecht