This article deals with the explanation of aggregate employment in the service industries. A theoretical labour-demand relation is discussed briefly. In this relation the effect of average production scale is included. Empirical illustrations are given using Dutch data of the food retail and the hotel and catering sector over the years 1962-82.

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ERIM Article Series (EAS)
The Service Industries Journal
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

Kleijweg, A. J. M., & Thurik, R. (1988). Determinants of Aggregate Employment: An Example of the Food Retail and the Hotel and Catering Sectors. The Service Industries Journal, 91–100. Retrieved from