Once again labour shortage in construction

Analysis – September 2017 – No. 15

Authors Kuchler, Andreas; Andersen, Svend Greniman
Subject Danish Economy; Economic activity and employment; Productivity and competitiveness
Type Analysis
Year 2017
Published 13 September 2017
The share of construction firms reporting labour shortage has almost reached the level in the mid-00s. Experience testifies to labour shortage affecting all types of construction firms when labour market pressures are high. Further stimulation of demand for construction services would not be advantageous in the current cyclical position.