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Effects of Changes in the Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Requirements on Job Duration - Swedish Evidence

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  • Pathric Hägglund
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    This paper investigates the impact of the unemployment insurance (UI) entrance requirement on employment duration among earlier unemployed in Sweden. I exploit changes in the rules taking place in 1994 and 1997 to study behavioural adjustments in the timing of job separation in 1992, 1996, and 1998, respectively. Performing across-year analyses with years involving different working requirements, I find some evidence of clustering of job exits at the time of UI qualification. By using predicted hazard rates for each week, I calculate an approximate 2.3-week extension in average employment duration between 1996 and 1998, due to the 5-week prolonging of the entrance requirement. Copyright 2009 CEIS, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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    Article provided by CEIS in its journal LABOUR.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (06)
    Pages: 237-256

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:labour:v:23:y:2009:i:2:p:237-256

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