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Long-term Outcomes of Vocational Rehabilitation Programs: Labor Market Transitions and Job Durations for Immigrants

Sammendrag

This paper employs a flexible dependent hazard rate model to examine the transition to work, job durations and subsequent transitions into and out of the welfare system for all the individuals who participated on a vocational rehabilitation program in Norway during 1995-2002. The effect of being a non-western immigrant on the probability of finding, keeping, and re-finding a job is shown to differ substantially across genders, being particularly favorable for women relatively recently arrived from Africa, Asia or Eastern Europe. I find substantial non-western immigrant business cycle sensitivity regarding the transition(s) to employment but not to unemployment.

Om publikasjonen

Forfattere:

Ekhaugen, Tyra

År:

2007

Serie:

Memorandum
Nummer i serie: 10

Prosjekt:

1151 - Mobilisering av arbeidstilbudet

Kontakt:

t.m.ekhaugen@frisch.uio.no

Finansiering:

Norwegian Research Council

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