Getting a job through voluntary associations: the role of network and human capital creation

Autori/Curatori Giacomo Degli Antoni
Anno di pubblicazione 2015 Fascicolo 2015/103 Lingua Italiano
Numero pagine 18 P. 49-66 Dimensione file 111 KB
DOI 10.3280/QUA2015-103004
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The present paper draws on an original dataset collected by the author and investigates a particular role of voluntary associations in positively affecting individual and social welfare. We study if specific activities carried out by unemployed volunteers through their associational membership are useful in finding a job. The empirical analysis shows that some activities related to the creation of social network (the frequency of participation in informal meetings and work groups) and human capital (the attendance at training courses) positively and significantly affect the probability to get a job if unemployed.;

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Giacomo Degli Antoni, Getting a job through voluntary associations: the role of network and human capital creation in "QUADERNI DI ECONOMIA DEL LAVORO" 103/2015, pp 49-66, DOI: 10.3280/QUA2015-103004