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Tax and Benefit Reforms in a Model of Labour Market Transitions

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  • Michal Myck
  • Howard Reed

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This paper discusses developments in the Netherlands concerning unemployment insurance, unemployment assistance and disability insurance. The emphasis is on how financial incentives for individual workers and firms affect flows of benefit recipients. The main message is that it is indeed helpful to screen workers who want to enter the benefit system, to establish counseling and monitoring of workers that are in the benefit system and to impose sanctions on workers or employers that abuse the system. The Dutch experience in reconstructing social security provides clear lessons for other countries. In diesem Beitrag stellen wir eine Methode vor, mit der die Wirkungen von finanziellen Anreizen des Steuer- und Transfersystems auf die Arbeitsmarktpartizipation anhand von Veränderungen im Beschäftigungsstatus geschätzt werden. Der Ansatz ist flexibel, wenige theoretische Annahmen erlauben es, die analysierte Population gegenüber Strukturmodellen auszuweiten. Dadurch können behinderte und nichtbehinderte Personen gemeinsam analysiert werden. Die finanziellen Anreize werden detailliert abgebildet. Mit dem Modell können Beschäftigungswirkungen von geringfügigen Änderungen der Grenzbelastungen als auch größere Reformen der britischen Arbeitsmarktpolitik - wie etwa die Einführung des Working Families' Tax Credit durch die Labour-Regierung - analysiert werden. Die Methode basiert auf Matching-Verfahren, mit denen Querschnitts-Erhebungen und Panel-Daten zusammengeführt werden. Sie kann auch in anderen Ländern eingesetzt werden, in denen keine detaillierten Einkommensdaten im Rahmen von Panel-Studien erhoben werden.

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Article provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung.

Volume (Year): 75 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 208-239

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Handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:75-3-12

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  1. Myck, Michal & Kurowska, Anna & Kundera, Michał, 2013. "Financial Support for Families with Children and its Trade-offs: Balancing Redistribution and Parental Work Incentives," IZA Discussion Papers 7506, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Kurowska, Anna & Myck, Michal & Wrohlich, Katharina, 2012. "Family and Labor Market Choices: Requirements to Guide Effective Evidence-Based Policy," IZA Discussion Papers 6846, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Michal Myck & Howard Reed, 2006. "Tax and Benefit Reforms in a Model of Labour Market Transitions," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 75(3), pages 208-239.
  4. Morawski, Leszek & Myck, Michal, 2008. "'Klin'-ing Up: Effects of Polish Tax Reforms on Those In and on Those Out," IZA Discussion Papers 3746, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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