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Unemployment Persistence: How Important Are Non-cognitive Skills?

Maite Blázquez Cuesta () and Santiago Budria Rodriguez ()

No 513, SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research from DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

Abstract: Using a random effects dynamic panel data model and the 2000-2008 waves of the German SOEP this paper shows that non-cognitive skills have a predictive power on unemployment transitions.

Keywords: non-cognitive skills; dynamic random effects model; unemployment persistence (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C33 J64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 12 p.
Date: 2012
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