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Youth labour markets in Spain: Education, training, and crowding-out

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  • Dolado, Juan J.
  • Felgueroso, Florentino
  • Jimeno, Juan F.

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The stylised facts describing the evolution of youth labour markets in Spain can be characterised as a "high-skill, bad-job trap" where higher educated workers end up in semi or unskilled entry jobs while crowding out lower educated workers from that type of job. A simple matching model with multiple contracting regimes is used to explain how a less tigher skilled labour market can be lead to crowding-out of lower educated worker and less on-the-jobtraining.
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  • Dolado, Juan J. & Felgueroso, Florentino & Jimeno, Juan F., 2000. "Youth labour markets in Spain: Education, training, and crowding-out," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 44(4-6), pages 943-956, May.
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