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- 1815-1973 (online)
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Youth Labour Market Performance in Spain and its Determinants
A Micro-Level PerspectiveClick to Access:
- Juan J. Dolado1, Marcel Jansen2, Florentino Felgueroso3, Andrés Fuentes4, Anita Wölfl4
- Author Affiliations
- 1: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
- 2: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
- 3: Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
- 4: OECD, France
- Publication Date
- 27 Mar 2013
- Bibliographic information
This paper provides both descriptive and empirical evidence about the main youth labour market problems in Spain. Using the experiences of other EU economies as a benchmark, we document the performance of Spain as regards a wide set of youth labour market dimensions. These include employment and unemployment rates, youth wages, decisions to work and study, youth mobility, type of employment contract, time to find a first job, skill mismatch, etc. Cross-country econometric evidence from different micro-datasets is reported to understand the role played by several underlying supply/demand factors which might explain the difficulties faced by the Spanish youth labour market (www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/Spain).
- overqualification, youth labour market youth mobility, youth employment, Spain, youth unemployment, skill mismatch, job search, duality
- JEL Classification:
- J20: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demand and Supply of Labor / General
- J30: Labor and Demographic Economics / Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs / General
- J40: Labor and Demographic Economics / Particular Labor Markets / General
- J60: Labor and Demographic Economics / Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies / General