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Human capital investment in the presence of unemployment: application to university enrolment in Spain

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This paper explores the effects of unemployment on the school enrolment decisions. A few studies that have taken up this issue in the past have produced results that are seemingly contradictory with each other. We build a model of the enrolment decision that is capable of explaining these results in a unified manner. In this model, unemployment affects the enrolment decision both through changing costs of and returns to education (investment effect) and through changing parental weal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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Yokohama National University
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Shioji, E
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2000-01-01
Paper number:
12, August 2000
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English
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2010-12-08

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