Labour Immobility (unit 1)

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Both the geographical and occupational immobility of labour can cause structural unemployment

1) Georgraphical labour mobility refers to the ability of labour to move between areas to find    employment

  Factors affecting the geographical labour mobility:

  - Relationships = family and friends

  - High House prices

  - costs of moving house

  - Imperfect information = not enough information on job availability in an area

 Government methods to increase the geographical mobility of labour: 


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