Does reducing unemployment insurance generosity reduce job match quality?
AbstractThis paper analyzes how a change in Slovenia's unemployment insurance law affected the quality of jobs workers found after periods of unemployment. Taking advantage the "natural experiment" we show through difference-in-differences estimation results that reducing the potential duration of unemployment benefits had no detectable effect on wages, on the probability of securing a permanent rather than a temporary job, or on the duration of the post-unemployment job.
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Volume (Year): 92 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3-4 (April)
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