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Author: Sánchez Braza, Antonio
Cansino Muñoz-Repiso, José Manuel
Department: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Análisis Económico y Economía Política
Date: 2011
Published in: Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 29 (1). 1-26
Document type: Article
Abstract: This paper estimes the average effect of a binary treatment on the time needed to find a job. Such a treatment is the training public schools program implemented in Seville. The research compares one training group and a control group. Two methods are developed with an interesting database. The first uses an estimator which weights observations by the inverse of the propensity score. This estimator let us conclude that, for participants, the time needed to find a job is reduced in 471 days. The second one is the differences estimator, it let us conclude that the time needed to find a job is reduced in 448 days. The evaluated program works as an active labour market policy with favourable effects on unemployed young people. Compared with other research in Spain, the obtained results show evidence in the same way as most of evaluation but stronger. A similar conclusion is derived from a comparison with international evidence disposable El artículo estima el efecto promedio de un tratamiento binario sobre el tiempo de búsqueda de empleo. Dicho tratamiento consiste en el Programa de Escuelas taller y Casas de Oficio desarrollado en la Provincia de Sevilla. Los autores comparan un gr...
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Cite: Sánchez Braza, A. y Cansino Muñoz-Repiso, J.M. (2011). Effectiveness of public training programs reducing the time needed to find a job. Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 29 (1). 1-26
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/16096

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