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Landing a job, sinking a career? The trade-off between occupational downgrading and quick reemployment according to unemployed jobseekers’ career stage and job prospects

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A critical aspect of individual careers is the quality of jobs the unemployed match to at reemployment. The present study examines a trade-off the unemployed face in occupationally segmented labor markets: quickly exiting unemployment via downgraded reemployment or holding out for a skill adequate job while remaining unemployed. We analyze how the likelihood of involuntary status downgrading relates to the relative availability of ‘best fit’ vacancies at particular stages of a career. This st...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.rssm.2017.10.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Name:
Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs
Grant:
Project‘LaborMarketMismatch
UnemploymentDuration'
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility More from this journal
Volume:
52
Pages:
26-35
Publication date:
2017-10-09
Acceptance date:
2017-10-07
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ISSN:
0276-5624
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pubs:735053
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uuid:ce935713-b461-4ad8-accd-b72eec78231b
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pubs:735053
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735053
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2017-10-11

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