The decisions of the Spanish youth : a cross-section study

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dc.contributor.author Martínez, Maite
dc.contributor.author Ruiz-Castillo, Javier
dc.contributor.other FEDEA
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-14T07:28:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-14T07:28:50Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4721
dc.description.abstract The paper presents a simultaneous model for the joint decisions of working, studying and leaving the parental household by young people in Spain. Using cross-section data from the 1990-1991 Encuesta de Presupuestos Familiares, the model is estimated by a two stage estimation method. Endogeneity of the three decisions proves to be important to understand the dynamics of household formation. Our results also confirm a number of plausible intuitions about the effect of demographic and economic characteristics on these decisions, illustrate important behavioural differences between men and women, and provide some new insights about the reasons for young people in Spain to remain in large numbers in the parental home.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Estudios de Economía Española
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2002-14
dc.relation.hasversion http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4755
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Household formation
dc.subject.other Working and studying decisions
dc.subject.other Two stage estimation
dc.title The decisions of the Spanish youth : a cross-section study
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.jel J12
dc.subject.jel J21
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
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