Youth Labour Market Performance in Spain and its Determinants [E-Book]: A Micro-Level Perspective / Juan Dolado ... [et al]
Dolado, Juan.
Jansen, Marcel. / Felgueroso, Florentino. / Fuentes, Andrés. / Wölfl, Anita.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2013
72 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers ; 1039
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This paper provides both descriptive and empirical evidence about the main youth labour market problems in Spain. Using the experiences of other EU economies as a benchmark, we document the performance of Spain as regards a wide set of youth labour market dimensions. These include employment and unemployment rates, youth wages, decisions to work and study, youth mobility, type of employment contract, time to find a first job, skill mismatch, etc. Cross-country econometric evidence from different micro-datasets is reported to understand the role played by several underlying supply/demand factors which might explain the difficulties faced by the Spanish youth labour market (