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Eisazadeh S, Naziri M K, Naeini H. The Effect of Skill Mismatch on Unemployment Rate in Iran. jemr. 2018; 8 (30) :79-107
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One of the causes of unemployment is lack of fit between individual skill and needs for skills in the community. The situation of mismatch between the demand and supply of labour, particularly in terms of skills is defined as structural unemployment. Therefore, in this study quantitatively explores the impact of skill mismatches one of the main parameters of structural unemployment on unemployment rate. For this purpose of information available in the Labour Force Survey from 2006 to 2013 is used. Skill mismatch index is calculated from the root mean square error in supply and demand for skills. According to results of this study, skill mismatch have a significantly and positively effects on the unemployment rate. So thata1%increase in skill mismatch index led to an increase in the unemployment rate will be 0.13%. Therefore, creating exact information about job vacancies , reforming the contexts of courses and creating new fields in new areas according to necessities of entrepreneurs in order to updating of applicants knowledge  should be mentioned.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: رشد و توسعه و سیاست های کلان
Received: 2017/02/25 | Accepted: 2018/03/6 | Published: 2018/03/6

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