Cohort and education as predictors of temporary employment, and their relation to low wages and socioeconomic classification for young people in Sweden

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Author: Reichenberg, Olof


The purpose of my paper is to describe and explain the probability of staying in temporary work for young people (age 16-27) in Sweden between 1992 and 2011 and its relation to socioeconomic outcomes (low socioeconomic classification and wage). I used panel data from the Swedish Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the longitudinal integration database for health insurance and labour market studies (LISA). To analyse the data, I used a dynamic probit model, unconditional quantile regression, and a pooled bivariate probit model. My results suggest that young people who have a low education have...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Youth; Income; Disadvantaged

Keywords: Temporary employment; Wage; Educational level; Employment status; Entry into working life; Statistical analysis

Geographic subjects: Sweden; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2019

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Journal volume: 32

Journal number: 1

Journal date: January 2019

Pages: pp. 1-20

ISSN: 1363-9080, 1469-9435 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.762

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