Social networks and job quality in Mexico: 2005–2019

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This investigation analyzes labor implications of employment procurement through friends and family on wages,workers' benefits and job longevity in comparison to other job search methods in Mexico during 2005–2019.Various econometric models are performed. For salary,fixed effects by city and year will be estimated throughPooled Ordinary Least Squares (OLS). Second, it is analyzed if jobs obtained through friends and family are morelikely to provide benefits equal to or greater than those required by law, for this, a logistic model and an orderedlogistic model are employed withfixed effects; andfinally, for the duration of employment we use a parametricsurvival model. The results indicate that employment procured through family and friends result in higher salariesand longer work durations but less work benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere04127
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020

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