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Unemployment Persistence: How Important Are Non-Cognitive Skills?

Maite Blázquez Cuesta () and Santiago Budria Rodriguez ()

No 6654, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

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: 14 pages
Date: 2012-06
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-lab and nep-neu
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Forthcoming - forthcoming in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2017.05.006

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