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Employment promotion measures and the quality of the job match for persons with disabilities

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  • Miguel Angel Malo

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    (Universidad de Salamanca)

  • Fernando Muñoz-Bullón

    (Universidad Carlos III)

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We evaluate the influence that employment promotion measures and labour market intermediation services addressed to disabled individuals have on the latter’s quality of the job match through the use of matching analysis techniques. Our focus is placed on two aspects of quality: the type of contract held (either permanent or temporary) and whether or not the individual is searching for another job. We find that those measures do not improve the quality of the job match. Implications for labour market policy are discussed.

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Article provided by IEF in its journal Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública.

Volume (Year): 179 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 (September)
Pages: 79-111

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Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2006:v:179:i:4:p:79-111

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Keywords: Disability; job matching; employment promotion; evaluation; matching analysis; permanent contract; job-to-job search.;

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  1. Giuliana Parodi & Dario Sciulli, 2012. "Disability and low income persistence in Italian households," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 33(1), pages 9-26, June.
  2. Judit Vall Castello, 2010. "Promoting Employment of Disabled Women in Spain; Evaluating a Policy," Working Papers 2010-10, FEDEA.
  3. Rodríguez Álvarez, Vanesa, 2012. "El empleo de las personas con discapacidad en la gran recesión: ¿son los Centros Especiales de Empleo una excepción?/The employment of people with disabilities in the great recession: are the Shelt," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 30, pages 237-260, Abril.

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