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First Job Waiting Times after College Graduation Based on the Graduates Occupational Mobility Survey in Korea
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First Job Waiting Times after College Graduation Based on the Graduates Occupational Mobility Survey in Korea
Lee, Sungim; Moon, Jeounghoon;
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 Abstract
Each year research institutions such as the Korea Employment Information Service(KEIS), a government institution established for the advancement of employment support services, and Job Korea, a popular Korean job website, announce first job waiting times after college graduation. This provides useful information understand and resolve youth unemployment problems. However, previous reports deal with the time as a completely observed one and are not appropriate. This paper proposes a new study on first job waiting times after college graduation set to 4 months prior to graduation. In Korea, most college students hunt for jobs before college graduation in addition, the full-fledged job markets also open before graduation. In this case the exact waiting time of college graduates can be right-censored. We apply a Cox proportional hazards model to evaluate the associations between first job waiting times and risk factors. A real example is based on the 2008 Graduates Occupational Mobility Survey(GOMS).
 Keywords
The time to get first job after graduation of college;variable selection;Cox's Proportional Hazard model;survival analysis;
 Language
Korean
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