Épargne de précaution, éligibilité et chômage d'équilibre
AbstractIn this paper, we examine the role of the size and duration of unemployment insurance on welfare in a dynamic economy with precautionary savings. We consider three instruments of economic policy: the replacement ratio, the duration of UI benefits and the eligibility conditions. We show that an increase of the duration with a reduction of the replacement ratio improve the welfare. Low replacement ratio for first months of unemployment is not costly in terms of welfare, as the eligible unemployed workers have precautionary savings to decumulate.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Recherches économiques de Louvain.
Volume (Year): 72 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Sébastien MENARD, 2006. "Epargne de précaution, éligibilité et chômage d’équilibre," Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain) 2006044, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
- J65 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment Insurance; Severance Pay; Plant Closings
- J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy
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