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Characteristics of Unemployed People, Training Attendance and Job Searching Success in the Valencian Region (Spain)

Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de València, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Received: 16 October 2018 / Revised: 27 October 2018 / Accepted: 31 October 2018 / Published: 3 November 2018
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Abstract

The current economical recovery is driven by expansions in many countries, with a global economic growth of 3.6% in 2017. However, some countries are still struggling with vulnerable forms of employment and high unemployment rates. Official statistics in Spain reveal that women and older people constitutes the core of structural unemployment, and are persistently being excluded from employment recovery. This paper contributes with a database that includes jobseekers’ characteristics, enrollment on training initiatives for unemployed and employment contracts for the Valencian region in Spain. Analysing the relation between the involved variables can help researchers to shed light on which characteristics are positively related to employment and then encourage political decision makers to promote initiatives to support vulnerable groups. View Full-Text
Keywords: unemployment; database; training; vulnerable groups unemployment; database; training; vulnerable groups
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Guijarro, F. Characteristics of Unemployed People, Training Attendance and Job Searching Success in the Valencian Region (Spain). Data 2018, 3, 47.

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