Rising UI Benefits over Time
AbstractWe re-examine a key result in the optimal UI literature that benefits should decline over time. We show that when the population is heterogeneous, Pareto-efficiency may call for multiple payment schedules, some with benefits that fall over time and some with benefits that rise over time.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0807.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2008
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Optimal Taxation; Re-distribution; Unemployment Insurance; Inequality;
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