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Providing Advice to Job Seekers at Low Cost: An Experimental Study on On-Line Advice


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Title: Providing Advice to Job Seekers at Low Cost: An Experimental Study on On-Line Advice
Authors: Belot, Michele
Kircher, Philipp
Muller, Paul
Issue Date: Nov-2015
Extent: 71
Publication type: report
Organization: Dept. of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
637
Keywords: Online job search
occupational broadness
search design
Abstract: Helping job seekers to identify suitable jobs is a key challenge for policy makers. We develop and evaluate experimentally a novel tool that provides tailored advice at low cost and thereby redesigns the process through which job seekers search for jobs. We invited 300 job seekers to our computer facilities for 12 consecutive weekly sessions. They searched for real jobs using our web interface. After 3 weeks, we introduced a manipulation of the interface for half of the sample: instead of re... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL: D83, J62, C93
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/41114
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