Échevin, Damien (2009): Employment and Education Discrimination against Disabled Persons in Cape Verde.
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This paper assesses the employment and school enrollment gaps between disabled and non-disabled persons using the last Cape Verdean census. The unexplained part of these gaps accounts for most of them, whatever the age group considered. Furthermore, differences in age structures between disabled and non-disabled persons have almost no effect on these gaps. Taking into account potential misclassification errors in the disability variable seems to change only marginally these results. These findings thus suggest that there is scope for programs to better target and promote employment and education of the disabled in Cape Verde.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Employment and Education Discrimination against Disabled Persons in Cape Verde|
|Keywords:||disability; economic and social discrimination; misclassification; Cape Verde; Africa.|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J14 - Economics of the Elderly ; Economics of the Handicapped ; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J7 - Labor Discrimination > J71 - Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Damien Échevin|
|Date Deposited:||22. Dec 2009 07:18|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 07:38|
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