Labour

ASYMMETRIC DEMAND SHOCKS AND REGIONAL LABOUR MARKET ADJUSTMENTS IN CANADA 
Michael Sullivan, March 2017
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Abstract:
This paper provides a descriptive overview of disparities across Canada’s provincial labour markets since the 1970s and estimates a panel vector autoregressive model capturing regional adjustment dynamics. The results of this estimation suggest that ...

LABOUR MOBILITY IN THE MINING, OIL, AND GAS EXTRACTION INDUSTRY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR 
Yue Xing, Brian Murphy and Doug May, January 2016
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Introduction:
Ever since the production of its first barrel of oil in 1997, Newfoundland and Labrador has emerged as one of the major oil and gas jurisdictions. The province has since experienced significant economic growth driven by the mining, oil and gas extraction industry (hereafter referred to as “MOG industry”).  Compared to an 8% share of GDP in 1997, the output of the MOG industry grew to account for more ...

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