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This project aims to analyse the intersectoral reallocation of workers, accounting for both industrial and ownership composition. We will use the quasi panel nature of Polish Labour Force Survey (LFS) to inquire the nature of these flows accounting for both direct job-to-job flows and indirect employment-unemployment-employment flows. We will analyse the role of the individual characteristics in determining these flows over the entire available period of 1995-2014. Finally, we will propose a decomposition allowing to disentangle cyclical and trend components. This way, we will try account for business cycle as opposed to such sustained trends as the transition and skill-biased technological change induced by globalisation. Thus, the project will allow to verify a hypothesis that:

together with the progress of transition the role of the business cycle fluctuations became dominant in determining labour market flows in Poland.