Unemployment, Education and Earnings Growth
AbstractI use the European Community Household Panel to ask whether unemployment affects the relationship between education and subsequent earnings growth. show that individuals with more education have more to lose in terms of subsequent earnings growth from the experience of unemployment. This result partially compensates the fact that more education reduces the incidence of unemployment: unemployment is less likely among the better educated, but its occurrence has more sizeable effects on subsequent earnings growth.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 311.
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Date of creation: Jun 2001
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- NEP-ALL-2001-07-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2001-07-13 (Labour Economics)
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