Unemployment and Subsequent Earnings for Swedish College Graduates: A Study of Scarring Effects

Publication year: 2009

Marie Gartell

The purpose of this paper is to study the long term effects of the college-to-work transition. The results reveal that unemployment immediately upon graduation has substantial and permanent effects on individual future earnings. Even for very short unemployment spells, estimated effects are statistically significant.

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Publication year: 2009

Marie Gartell

The purpose of this paper is to study the long term effects of the college-to-work transition. The results reveal that unemployment immediately upon graduation has substantial and permanent effects on individual future earnings. Even for very short unemployment spells, estimated effects are statistically significant.

Download Working Paper 2009 no.2