Extracting value from job vacancy information

This paper presents a comprehensive methodology to collect and standardise vacancyinformation systematically from job portals. Describes available information in Colombian jobportals. Describes the methodology (web scraping) and challenges to automatically and rapidlycollect a massive number of online job vacancies. Also explains the methods that can be usedto homogenise variables, and explains challenges involved in standardising […]

Information problem in labour market and big data: colombian case

This working paper discusses the concepts and theoretical framework to analyse the labour market, based on the information found on online job portals. Based on a model with imperfect information (which seems more appropriate to describe Colombian labour market outcomes), the first section explains how skill mismatches can arise and their consequences for informality and […]