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Author: Kuhn, Peter
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1. Kuhn, Peter
Mansour, Hani
Is Internet Job Search Still Ineffective?
The Economic Journal 124,581 (December 2014): 1213-1233.
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Royal Economic Society (RES)
Keyword(s): Computer Use/Internet Access; Job Search; Unemployment

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Using NLSY97 data for 2005-2008, we find that unemployed persons who look for work online are re-employed about 25 percent faster than comparable workers who do not search online. This finding contrasts with previous results for 1998-2001 and is robust to controls for cognitive test scores and detailed indicators of Internet access. Internet job search appears to be most effective in reducing unemployment durations when used to contact friends and relatives, to send out resumes or fill out applications, and also to look at ads. We detect a weak positive relationship between IJS and wage growth between jobs.
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Kuhn, Peter and Hani Mansour. "Is Internet Job Search Still Ineffective?" The Economic Journal 124,581 (December 2014): 1213-1233.