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Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)

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Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. The first experiment tested the role of ...  See More +

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  • Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara;
  • 2014/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7030
  • 1
  • 1
  • Jordan
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • 2014/09/01
  • Disclosed
  • Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan
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