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Le statut résidentiel affecte-t-il la durée de chômage ?. Une estimation micro-économétrique sur données françaises

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  • Carole Brunet
  • Jean-Yves Lesueur

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Studies based on macroeconomic data have shown that homeownership and unemployment rates are positively correlated in Europe and in United-States. This stylised fact has given rise to several studies based on individual data from United-States, Denmark or Great-Britain, which have produced contradictory results. The present work offers an econometric study that adds to this literature. We estimate the effect of homeownership on individual unemployment duration using the French « tde-mlt » survey from which a data set is extracted, taking into account censoring and non random selection of individuals into their residential status. Our results indicate that homeownership exerts a significant positive effect on unemployment duration. Classification JEL : C41, J6, R21

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  • Carole Brunet & Jean-Yves Lesueur, 2004. "Le statut résidentiel affecte-t-il la durée de chômage ?. Une estimation micro-économétrique sur données françaises," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 55(3), pages 569-578.
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    1. Nathalie Havet & Carole Brunet, 2009. "Propriété immobilière et déqualifications dans l'emploi," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 24(1), pages 121-155.
    2. Richard Grimal, 2012. "Des mobilités plus homogènes ou plus diversifiées ?," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 457(1), pages 13-34.
    3. Nathalie Georges & Yannick L’Horty & Florent Sari, 2015. "Comment réduire la fracture spatiale ? Une application en Île-de-France," Economie & Prévision, La Documentation Française, vol. 0(1), pages 17-37.
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    5. Andrea Morescalchi, 2016. "The Puzzle Of Job Search And Housing Tenure: A Reconciliation Of Theory And Empirical Evidence," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 288-312, March.
    6. Thierry Debrand & Claude Taffin, 2005. "Les facteurs structurels et conjoncturels de la mobilité résidentielle depuis 20 ans," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 381(1), pages 125-146.
    7. Alain Jacquot, 2005. "Comportements résidentiels et marché du logement," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 381(1), pages 3-15.
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    JEL classification:

    • C41 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Duration Analysis; Optimal Timing Strategies
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
    • R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand

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