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Does the Slovenian Public Work Program Increase Participants' Chances to Find a Job?

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  • Vodopivec, Milan

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This paper analyzes the effects of Slovenian public works on employability of the participants during 1992-1996. It shows that immediately upon the completion, the program helps the participants to find a job, but in the longer run, the positive effect is dissipated and the impact becomes negative. Some of the exits to employment upon the completion of the program can be attributed to converting public jobs positions to permanent ones, and the longer term negative impact on finding a job could be related to stigmatization of the participants. The study also shows that public works reduce I the exit rate to inactivity.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Comparative Economics.

Volume (Year): 27 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 113-130

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jcecon:v:27:y:1999:i:1:p:113-130

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  1. Betcherman, Gordon & Olivas, Karina & Dar, Amit, 2004. "Impacts of active labor market programs : new evidence from evaluations with particular attention to developing and transition countries," Social Protection Discussion Papers, The World Bank 29142, The World Bank.
  2. Nuria Rodriguez-Planas† & Jacob Benus, 2007. "Evaluative Active Labor Market Programmes in Romania," Working Papers, FEDEA 2007-31, FEDEA.
  3. Núria Rodríguez-Planas, 2007. "What Works Best For Getting the Unemployed Back to Work: Employment Services or Small-Business Assistance Programs? Evidence from Romania," UFAE and IAE Working Papers, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) 712.07, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  4. Vodopivec, Milan & Raju, Dhushyanth, 2002. "Income support systems for the unemployed : issues and options," Social Protection Discussion Papers, The World Bank 25529, The World Bank.
  5. Alan A. Bevan & Saul Estrin, 2000. "The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Transition Economies," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan 342, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  6. Andreas Wörgötter & Jiri Vecernik, 1999. "Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Ost-Mitteleuropa," Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik, vol. 25(4), pages 497-508.
  7. Núria Rodríguez-Planas & Jacob Benus, 2007. "Evaluating Active Labor Markets in Romania," UFAE and IAE Working Papers, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) 699.07, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  8. Lubomir Lizal & Evzen Kocenda, 2000. "Corruption and Anticorruption in the Czech Republic," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan 345, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  9. Camarero, Mariam & Carrion-i-Silvestre, Josep Lluis & Tamarit, Cecilio, 2005. "Unemployment dynamics and NAIRU estimates for accession countries: A univariate approach," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 584-603, September.

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