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Efectividad de los canales de búsqueda de empleo en Colombia en el año 2003

José Ignacio García (), Carlos Augusto Viáfara López () and Yanira Marcela Oviedo Gil ()
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Carlos Augusto Viáfara López: Departamento de Economía de la Universidad del Valle, Postal: Universidad del Valle, Departamento de Economía, Apartado aéreo: 25360, Cali, Colombia
Yanira Marcela Oviedo Gil: FEDESARROLLO, Postal: FEDESARROLLO Calle 78 #9-91 Bogotá, D. C

Lecturas de Economía, 2007, issue 67, 43-70

Abstract: This paper studies the efectivity of search methods in the colombian labor market. The empirical analysis is uses the 2003 survey of life quality. More frequently used methods are the informal ones; i.e. informal economic activities are reflected in the informality of search methods. Formal methods are the most effective, followed by the moderated informal methods -weak links- and informal methods -strong links. Another finding of this paper is that education is the most important characteristic to gain acces to the most effective

Keywords: Unemployment; Job Search; Search Methods; Efectivity of the Search Methods; Social Networks (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J61 J64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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