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Public or private job matching for immigrant workers – an outline of a Swedish social experiment

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  • Carling, Kenneth

    (IFAU - Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation)

  • Bennmarker, Helge

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    (IFAU - Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation)

  • Forslund, Anders

    (IFAU - Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation)

Abstract

Evaluations of labour market programs and other related measures typically make use of observational data. This paper presents an outline for producing experimental data in the interest of testing a proposed measure targeted to un-employed immigrant workers. The idea is to offer them placement services provided by a private recruitment company as well as by public employment offices. The assignment of unemployed immigrants to the two providers will be random and the operating conditions kept as similar as possible.

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Paper provided by IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy in its series Working Paper Series with number 2001:10.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 21 Aug 2001
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:ifauwp:2001_010

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