Transitions from employment among young Norwegian workers

  • Øivind Anti Nilsen
  • Alf Erling Risa
  • Alf Torstensen
Part of the Population Economics book series (POPULATION)


In a large representative sample of young Norwegian workers, we estimate gross transitions to unemployment, education, and other exits in a multinomial logit. In line with received literature, we find that individuals with high education, experience, and income have significantly lower probabilities of job exits. While female education rates have increased to surpass those of males, female labour market outcomes are still more responsive to family related background characteristics as compared with the outcomes for males.


Competing risk youth employment youth unemployment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Øivind Anti Nilsen
    • 1
  • Alf Erling Risa
    • 1
  • Alf Torstensen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsBergenNorway
  2. 2.GUM FT/ØA, StatoilStavangerNoway

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