International Journal of Manpower: Volume 40 Issue 3


An interdisciplinary journal on human resources, management & labour economics

Table of contents - Special Issue: Advances on school-to-work transitions: part I

Guest Editors: Francesco Pastore, Klaus F. Zimmermann

Gender inequalities in the initial labour market experience of young Europeans

Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, Alina Şandor, Paola Villa

The purpose of this paper is to investigate gender differences in employment status trajectories of young Europeans during their initial labour market experience, and the way in…

Young people school-to-work transition in the aftermath of the Arab Spring: Early evidence from Egypt

Irene Selwaness, Rania Roushdy

The purpose of this paper is to examine the school-to-work transition of young people from subsequent school exit cohorts between 2001 and 2012 in Egypt, thus, presenting an early…

Youth unemployment, NEETs and structural inequality in Spain

Paula Rodriguez-Modroño

The purpose of this paper is to apply an intersectional analysis to assess the impact of structural factors on the risk of being a NEET for youth in Spain. The author study if…


University dropouts vs high school graduates in the school-to-work transition: Who is doing better?

Emanuela Ghignoni, Giuseppe Croce, Alessandro d’Ambrosio

The purpose of this paper is to consider the enrolment at university and the subsequent possible dropout as a piece of the school-to-work transition and ask whether it improves or…


Job preferences of business and economics students

Simona Demel, Petr Mariel, Jürgen Meyerhoff

The purpose of this paper is to elicit young economists’ job preferences through the use of a choice experiment (CE).

Does on-the-job training help graduates find a job? Evidence from an Italian region

Corinna Ghirelli, Enkelejda Havari, Giulia Santangelo, Marta Scettri

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate a recent training programme for graduates, implemented in Italy and entitled Work Experience Laureati and Laureate, i.e. Work Experience…


Does it pay to study abroad? Evidence from Poland

Jacek Liwiński

The purpose of this paper is to identify the impact of international student mobility (ISM) on the first wages of tertiary education graduates in Poland.

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