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


  • Miguel Angel Malo

    () (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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  • Miguel Angel Malo & Fernando Muñoz-Bullón, 2006. "Employment promotion measures and the quality of the job match for persons with disabilities," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 179(4), pages 79-111, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2006:v:179:i:4:p:79-111

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    1. Vall Castello, Judit, 2012. "Promoting employment of disabled women in Spain; Evaluating a policy," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 82-91.
    2. Giuliana Parodi & Dario Sciulli, 2012. "Disability and low income persistence in Italian households," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 33(1), pages 9-26, March.
    3. Rodríguez Álvarez, Vanesa, 2012. "El empleo de las personas con discapacidad en la gran recesión: ¿son los Centros Especiales de Empleo una excepción?/The employment of people with disabilities in the great recession: are the Sheltere," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 30, pages 237-260, Abril.
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    More about this item


    Disability; job matching; employment promotion; evaluation; matching analysis; permanent contract; job-to-job search.;

    JEL classification:

    • J48 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Particular Labor Markets; Public Policy
    • J40 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - General
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior


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