The decisions of Spanish youth : a cross-section study

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dc.contributor.author Martínez-Granado, Maite
dc.contributor.author Ruiz-Castillo, Javier
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-23T15:04:40Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-23T15:04:40Z
dc.date.issued 2002-05
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Journal of Population Economics, 2002, v. 15, n. 2, pp. 305-330
dc.identifier.issn 1432-1475
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4755
dc.description The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
dc.description.abstract This 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 in order to understand the dynamics of household formation. Our results also confirm a number of plausible intuitions about the effect of individual characteristics and economic variables on these decisions, and provide some new insights into the reasons for young people in Spain remaining in large numbers in the parental home. Most of the results are gender independent.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.isversionof http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4721
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dc.subject.other Household formation
dc.subject.other Working and studying decisions
dc.subject.other Two stage estimation
dc.title The decisions of Spanish youth : a cross-section study
dc.type article
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dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s001480100082
dc.subject.jel J12
dc.subject.jel J21
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s001480100082
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 305
dc.identifier.publicationissue 2
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 330
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Journal of Population Economics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 15
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