A Model with Endogenous Programme Participation: Evaluating the Tax Credit in France
AbstractThis paper provides new estimates of the impact of the French tax credit on the employment outcomes of women. We model simultaneously the employment probability and the determinants of programme eligibility. We improve on earlier studies in this field that, using a single evaluation equation framework, predicted ex-ante programme eligibility. Within this framework, we also allow for hours responses. The data for the analysis are drawn from the French labour force surveys of years 1999 to 2002. We find no significant impact of the tax credit on either employment or hours of French women.
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policy evaluation; difference-in-difference estimator; labour supply;
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- Bloemen, Hans & Stancanelli, Elena G. F., 2007. "A Model with Endogenous Programme Participation: Evaluating the Tax Credit in France," IZA Discussion Papers 2607, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- C34 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-03-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2007-03-03 (European Economics)
- NEP-PPM-2007-03-03 (Project, Program & Portfolio Management)
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