ERIC Number: EJ557946
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Effect of Underemployment on School-Leavers' Self-Esteem.
Prause, JoAnn; Dooley, David
Journal of Adolescence, v20 n3 p243-60 Jun 1997
Explores self-esteem in a group of recent school-leavers (N=3,066). Results indicate that self-esteem was significantly lower in economically underemployed groups, relative to the adequately employed, after controlling for early self-esteem and other factors. No differences in self-esteem emerged among the economically underemployed groups. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "The psychological effects of youth unemployment: International perspectives."