WP 103 - Separate, joint or integrated?
AbstractThis paper analyses the integration of active labour market policies for two groups of unemployed from a theoretical perspective. In general a model with only one type of agent performs better than a model with two types of agents. If there are two types of agents part of the effort of one agent leaks away to the other agent and decreases the incentives to get the unemployed back to work. A model where two agents work together and serve both types of unemployed performs even worse. This is because they are only partially compensated for their effort, which decreases the incentives to get the unemployed back to work even more.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by AIAS, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies in its series AIAS Working Papers with number wp103.
Date of creation: Jul 2011
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- NEP-ALL-2011-08-29 (All new papers)
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- Anthony B. Atkinson & Wiemer Salverda, 2005. "Top Incomes In The Netherlands And The United Kingdom Over The 20th Century," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 3(4), pages 883-913, 06.
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