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Unemployment Insurance in Theory and Practice

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  • Holmlund, B.

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A Hallmark of modern labor conomics is the close interplay between the development of theory, data sources and econometric testing. The evolution of the economic analysis of unemployment insurance provides a good illustration. New Theoretical approaches, in particular job-search theory; have inspired a large amount of empirical search, some of it methodologically innovative and most of it highly relevant for economic policy. The paper presents a broad survey ans an assessment of the economics analysis of unemployment insurance as it has evolved since the 1970s.

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Paper provided by Uppsala - Working Paper Series in its series Papers with number 1997-25.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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Handle: RePEc:fth:uppaal:1997-25

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Keywords: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ; LABOUR MARKET ; WAGES;

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