La mobilità nel mercato del lavoro: un'analisi econometrica con osservazioni in tempo discreto

S. Pastorello
In western countries national surveys of the labour markets usually provide discrete time observations. Individuals are interviewed at some distinct dates, so that we can observe their status (employed, unemployed, ...), but nothing is known about what happened between observation dates. This kind of data does not permit the estimation of multi-states duration models, which are usually employed to study individual transitions. On the contrary, econometric tools based on continuous-time Markov processes can be applied....