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Patterns of integration: low educated people and their jobs in Norway, Italy and Hungary

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  • Hd3 Labor / Munkaügy
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  • Economics
  • Psychology

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BUDAPEST WORKING PAPERS ON THE LABOUR MARKET BWP – 2013/15 Patterns of Integration: Low Educated People and their Jobs in Norway, Italy and Hungary JÁNOS KÖLLŐ INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC AND REGIONAL STUDIES HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, CORVINUS UNIVERSITY OF BUDAPEST BUDAPEST, 2013 Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market BWP – 2013/15 Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Department of Human Resources, Corvinus University of Budapest Patterns of Integration: Low Educated People and their Jobs in Norway, Italy and Hungary Author: János Köllő research advisor Institute of Economics Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences and research fellow Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA) Bonn, Germany email: [email protected] September 2013 ISBN 978 615 5243 90 5 ISSN 1785 3788 Patterns of Integration: Low Educated People and their Jobs in Norway, Italy and Hungary János Köllő Abstract The paper looks at how the distribution of jobs by complexity and firms’ willingness to hire low educated labor for jobs of different complexity contribute to unskilled employment in Norway, Italy and Hungary. In search of how unqualified workers can attend complex jobs, it compares their involvement in various forms of post-school skills formation. The countries are also compared by the weight of small firms, which are assumed to assist low skilled workers through interpersonal relationships. The data suggest that unskilled employment in Norway benefits from synergies between work in skill-intensive jobs, intense adult training, informal learning and involvement in civil activities. In Italy, workplaces req

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