Jeisson Cardenas's scientific contributions

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Unemployment and informality are widespread phenomena in the Colombian economy that affect people with different profiles. This working paper discusses how the vacancy database can be used to build a detection system of skill shortages. Also, it elaborates on, for the first time in Colombia, a set of macro indicators within the vacancy database's l...


... Consequently, when there is an increase in job placements for specific occupations or skills and, in turn, there is an increase in wages, these circumstances strongly suggest the existence of a skill mismatch. Thus, the vacancy database (at this moment) is not able to provide the exact or approximate number of job placements, yet the information can be used to identify possible skill shortages (See Cárdenas, 2020b). ...