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The effects of increasing financial incentives for firms to promote employment of disabled workers

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  • Wuellrich, Jean-Philippe

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I study the effect of an increase in financial incentives for firms to hire disabled workers in the context of an employment quota. My results suggest that this increase had a positive impact on firms' demand for disabled workers.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 107 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 173-176

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:107:y:2010:i:2:p:173-176

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Keywords: Disability Employment quota Discrimination Employment;

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  1. Christine Jolls & J.J. Prescott, 2004. "Disaggregating Employment Protection: The Case of Disability Discrimination," NBER Working Papers 10740, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  8. Josef Zweimüller & Rudolf Winter-Ebmer & Rafael Lalive & Andreas Kuhn & Jean-Philippe Wuellrich & Oliver Ruf & Simon Büchi, 2009. "Austrian social security database," IEW - Working Papers 410, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
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  9. Lalive, Rafael & Wuellrich, Jean-Philippe & Zweimüller, Josef, 2009. "Do Financial Incentives for Firms Promote Employment of Disabled Workers? A Regression Discontinuity Approach," CEPR Discussion Papers 7373, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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  1. Miguel Ángel Malo & Ricardo Pagan, 2014. "Hiring Workers with Disabilities when a Quota Requirement Exists: The Relevance of Firm’s Size," AIEL Series in Labour Economics, in: Dario Sciulli & Miguel Ángel Malo (ed.), Disadvantaged Workers, edition 1, chapter 4, pages 49-63 AIEL - Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro.

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