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Search, Benefits and Entitlement

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  • Lindeboom, Maarten
  • Theeuwes, Jules

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In a simultaneous analysis of unemployment duration and search intensity, the authors estimate a nonstructural search model accounting explicitly for two features of the benefit system: benefit level and time remaining until exhaustion of the entitlement period (residual entitlement). Special attention is paid to the number of search contacts as an indicator for search intensity. To assess the effect of the benefit level and residual entitlement on the number of search contacts, the authors estimate a Poisson model. Their results suggest that benefits work through a reduction of search efforts, whereas residual entitlement is effective mainly through the reservation wage. Copyright 1993 by The London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Article provided by London School of Economics and Political Science in its journal Economica.

Volume (Year): 60 (1993)
Issue (Month): 239 (August)
Pages: 327-46

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Handle: RePEc:bla:econom:v:60:y:1993:i:239:p:327-46

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  1. Egbert Jongen, 2009. "An analysis of individual accounts for the unemployment risk in the Netherlands," CPB Document 186, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
  2. T. Everhardt & Ph. Jong, 2011. "Return to Work After Long Term Sickness," De Economist, Springer, vol. 159(3), pages 361-380, September.
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  4. Bloemen, Hans G., 2001. "Job search, search intensity and labour market transitions : an empirical analysis," Serie Research Memoranda 0037, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
  5. Stephen P. Jenkins & Carlos García-Serrano, 2000. "Re-Employment Probabilities for Spanish Men: What Role Does the Unemployment Benefit System Play?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 216, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  6. Élena Stancanelli, 1996. "L'impact de l'allocation chômage sur la probabilité de réemploi : de nouveaux résultats pour le Royaume Uni," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 126(5), pages 31-44.
  7. Knut Roed & Tao Zhang, 2003. "Does Unemployment Compensation Affect Unemployment Duration?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 113(484), pages 190-206, January.
  8. Roed,K. & Nordberg,M., 2001. "Temporary layoffs and the duration of unemployment," Memorandum 12/2001, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  9. Bart Cockx & Jean Ries, 2004. "The Exhaustion of Unemployment Benefits in Belgium. Does it Enhance the Probability of Employment?," CESifo Working Paper Series 1226, CESifo Group Munich.
  10. Boman, Anders, 2012. "Employment effects of extended geographic scope in job search," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(5), pages 643-652.
  11. Virve Ollikainen & Tomi Kyyrä, 2006. "To Search or Not to Search? The Effects of UI Benefit Extension for the Elderly Unemployed," Discussion Papers 400, Government Institute for Economic Research Finland (VATT).

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