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L'accès à l'emploi après un CAP ou un baccalauréat professionnel : une évaluation expérimentale dans deux secteurs d'activité

Listed author(s):
  • Loïc Du Parquet
  • Florent Fremigacci


    (EconomiX - UPOND - Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Yannick L'Horty
  • Pascale Petit

This study measures and compares the access to a job interview provided by two vocational degrees, ceteris paribus: a Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP), below A-level, and a vocational baccalauréat (A-level). The evaluation is performed on experimental data collected for plumbers and waiters between April and July 2011 in Paris area. Results highlight that the access to a job interview is not higher for a bachelor. In both occupations, employers value more an applicant with a CAP, ceteris paribus. In addition, chances to get an interview are not higher if the fictifious applicant with a CAP continued his initial training by a vocational baccalauréat. However, a candidate with a vocational baccalauréat is more likely to get a job interview if he has first obtained a CAP. In occupations that we examined, recruiters seem to value more the CAP degree than the vocational baccalauréat, even though the Ministry of Education encourages actually young people to focus on the A-level.

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Date of creation: 2013
Publication status: Published in Revue d Economie Politique, Editions Dalloz, 2013, 123, pp.353 - 375
Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-01385895
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