Active labor market policies

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Author: Crepon, Bruno; Berg, Gerard J. van den


Active labor market policies are massively used with the objective being to improve labor market outcomes of individuals out of work. Many observational evaluation studies have been published. In this review, [the authors] critically assess policy effectiveness. [They] emphasize insights from recent randomized controlled trials. In addition, [the authors] examine policy effects that have not been the primary object of most of the past evaluations, such as anticipatory effects of advance knowledge of future treatments and equilibrium effects, and [they] discuss the actual implementation...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Evaluation; Policy; Finance; Income

Keywords: Employment service; Subsidy; Job searching; Job placement; Labour market program; Policy analysis; Wage; Cost benefit analysis

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2016

Physical description: [45] p.

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Series: IZA discussion paper; no. 10321

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 126.542

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