Seasonality hits employment numbers

  • 2012-01-18
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - The Unemployment Insurance Fund noted that an increase in the number of unemployed persons is usual in the beginning of the year and, hence, the growth in the unemployment rate will be faster than during the last two months of 2011, reports Postimees Online. An analyst at the Unemployment Insurance Fund, Kristi Villsaar, explained that during a period of economic    growth, the unemployment rate usually falls, and vice versa. In addition to the economic growth and decline phases, dynamics on the labor market are also affected by seasonality and, hence, there are ...
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