Estimating Psychological Impact of Unemployment: the Case of Malaysian Graduates

  • Hock-Eam Lim Universiti Utara Malaysia

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to estimate the psychological impact of unemploymen t for a group of 240 Malaysian graduates during their transition from university to labour market. There is evidence of negative psychological impact of unemployment. Results also reveal that treating employment or unemployment as a homogenous state is subject to state aggregation bias.

Author Biography

Hock-Eam Lim, Universiti Utara Malaysia

College of Arts and Sciences (Economics), Universiti Utara Malaysia

Published
2017-06-02
How to Cite
LIM, Hock-Eam. Estimating Psychological Impact of Unemployment: the Case of Malaysian Graduates. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, [S.l.], v. 47, n. 1, p. 33-53, june 2017. ISSN 1511-4554. Available at: <https://mjes.um.edu.my/article/view/2832>. Date accessed: 23 sep. 2017.
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