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

  • Miguel Angel Malo

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    (Universidad de Salamanca)

  • Fernando Muñoz-Bullón

    (Universidad Carlos III)

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

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