Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Assessment of labor market tension in the regions

Vol. 16, Iss. 4, APRIL 2018

Received: 22 November 2017

Received in revised form: 20 December 2017

Accepted: 11 January 2018

Available online: 14 April 2018


JEL Classification: J6, J60

Pages: 640–650

Kylgydai A.Ch. Tuvinian Institute for Exploration of Natural Resources, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Kyzyl, Tyva Republic, Russian Federation

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Importance This article outlines and analyzes the state and conditions of the labor market in the Siberian Federal District regions.
Objectives The article aims to analyze the current state of the labor market in the regions of the Siberian Federal District and using the labor market tension indicators, define tension-free, low-, medium-, and high-tension rate regions.
Methods For the study, I used the methods of comparative analysis.
Results The article shows the results of assessment of the unemployment rate and general situation on the labor market of the Siberian Federal District regions. It distinguishes and describes four groups of regions of the District of different nature of labor market tension. The classification made it possible to determine the positions of the Siberian Federal District regions.
Conclusions None of the Siberian Federal District regions is included in the tension-free group by degree of labor market tension.

Keywords: unemployment region, labor market, tension


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