The impact of unemployment insurance generosity on match quality distribution
AbstractThis paper investigates the impact of unemployment insurance (UI) generosity on the distribution of match tenure. We show that more generous UI increases expected tenure, reducing the mass of the lower tail of match duration and increasing the duration of matches available. This impact is differentiated across education levels, with the larger benefits accruing to the less educated.
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Volume (Year): 93 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
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- Mário Centeno & Álvaro A. Novo, 2006. "The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Generosity on Match Quality Distribution," Working Papers w200612, Banco de Portugal, Economics and Research Department.
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- 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
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