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Jennifer Smith analyses the newly released UK labour market statistics.

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Jennifer Smith analyses the newly released UK labour market statistics.

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Prof. Jennifer Smith from Warwick Economics analyses the newly released UK labour market statistics.

Her analysis focuses on UK Employment and Labour Market Flows and starts from the following question: since UK employment has risen by more than half a million over the last year, and employment is now back to pre-recession levels, why has employment performed so well, despite output 'bumping along the bottom' and remaining 3% below its pre-recession peak?

Follow her at @JCSmithecon for updates on the latest labour market statistics and read the full analysis on her blog at http://labormacro.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/uk-employment-and-labour-market-flows.html


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