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Efectividad de los canales de búsqueda de empleo en Colombia en el año 2003


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  • José Ignacio Uribe García

    (Departamento de Economía de la Universidad del Valle)

  • Carlos Augusto Viáfara López

    (Departamento de Economía de la Universidad del Valle)

  • Yanira Marcela Oviedo Gil



This paper studies the efectivity of search methods in the colombian labor market. The empirical analysis is uses the 2003 survey of life quality. More frequently used methods are the informal ones; i.e. informal economic activities are reflected in the informality of search methods. Formal methods are the most effective, followed by the moderated informal methods -weak links- and informal methods -strong links. Another finding of this paper is that education is the most important characteristic to gain acces to the most effective

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Article provided by Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía in its journal LECTURAS DE ECONOMÍA.

Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 67 (Julio-Diciembre)
Pages: 43-70

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Handle: RePEc:lde:journl:y:2007:i:67:p:43-70

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Postal: Lecturas de Economía, Departamento de Economía, Calle 67, 53-108, Medellin 050010, Colombia.

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Keywords: Unemployment; Job Search; Search Methods; Efectivity of the Search Methods; Social Networks;

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