Unemployed people; Determinants for having a job; Income; Education; Fee
This paper aims to analyze the determinants to affect the probability of having a job after a period of being unemployed of Vietnamese labor by using Vietnam household living standard survey. The study covers 1,156 observations by filtering all people in labor age who were unemployed in 2010 to analyze their situation in 2012. Demographic characteristics of each person are focused in order to discover the reasons to help people find a job meanwhile the macroeconomics factors are considered to be unchanged. Findings in this research emphasize that income of family, unemployed benefits, money spending for inpatient fee contributed to demotivate people in seeking a job. On the contrary, higher education could be helpful for an individual to leave unemployed circumstance.
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City; VNP (Vietnam – The Netherlands Programme for M.A. in Development Economics)