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Using Kaplan – Meier curves for preliminary evaluation the duration of unemployment spells


  • Babucea, Ana-Gabriela
  • Danacica, Daniela-Emanuela


In this study we present the results of basic data analysis of the duration of unemployment spells in Gorj County using Kaplan – Meier curves The database includes individual information about all the subjects registered at the county agency of Gorj county during January 1st, 2002- August 31st, 2006. The database has individual information about all the subjects registered at NAE during January 1, 2002 - August 31, 2006. Statistical data analysis as part of the ASO project “The role of education for duration of unemployment”, is based on data offered by the National Agency for Employment of Romania (NAE) and was made with SPSS for Windows V. 10. 0.5.

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  • Babucea, Ana-Gabriela & Danacica, Daniela-Emanuela, 2007. "Using Kaplan – Meier curves for preliminary evaluation the duration of unemployment spells," MPRA Paper 7854, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:7854

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    • J45 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Public Sector Labor Markets
    • J40 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - General

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