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Labour market programmes and labour market outcomes: a study of the Swedish active labour market interventions

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  • Adda, Jérôme

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

  • Costa Dias, Mònica

    ()
    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

  • Meghir, Costas

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

  • Sianesi, Barbara

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Abstract

This paper assesses the impact of Swedish welfare-to-work programmes on labour market performance including wages, labour market status, unemployment duration and future welfare-to-work participation. We develop a structural dynamic model of labour supply which incorporates detailed institutional features of these policies and allows for selection on observables and unobservables. We estimate the model from a rich administrative panel data set and show that training programmes - which account for a large proportion of programmes - have a little effect on future outcomes, whereas job experience programmes have a beneficial effect.

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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 2007:27.

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Length: 65 pages
Date of creation: 25 Oct 2007
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:ifauwp:2007_027

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  1. Peter Haan & Victoria Prowse, 2010. "The Design of Unemployment Transfers: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 986, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  2. Philip Ball & Ralf Wilke, . "Job seeker's allowance in Great Britain: How does the regional labour market affect the duration until job finding?," Discussion Papers 09/03, University of Nottingham, School of Economics.
  3. Peter Haan & Victoria Prowse & Arne Uhlendorff, 2008. "Employment Effects of Welfare Reforms: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 790, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
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  5. Sianesi, Barbara, 2008. "Differential effects of active labour market programs for the unemployed," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 370-399, June.
  6. Haan, Peter & Prowse, Victoria L., 2009. "A Structural Approach to Estimating the Effect of Taxation on the Labor Market Dynamics of Older Workers," IZA Discussion Papers 4102, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Mike Brewer & Monica Costa Dias & Jonathan Shaw, 2013. "How taxes and welfare distort work incentives: static lifecycle and dynamic perspectives," IFS Working Papers W13/01, Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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