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The Economics of Unemployment Insurance: The Case of Sweden

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  • Björklund, Anders

    (Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN))

  • Holmlund, Bertil

    (Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN))

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Paper provided by Research Institute of Industrial Economics in its series Working Paper Series with number 167.

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Length: 92 pages
Date of creation: Oct 1986
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:iuiwop:0167

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Keywords: Unemployment; Swedish system; incentives; optimal insurance; welfare system; uncertainty;

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  8. Martin Feldstein & James M. Poterba, 1984. "Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages," NBER Working Papers 1011, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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Cited by:
  1. Bjorn, Gustafsson & Gustafsson, Bjorn & Osterberg, Torun & Corak, Miles, 2001. "Intergenerational Influences on the Receipt of Unemployment Insurance in Canada and Sweden," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series 2001159e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
  2. Boone, J. & Ours, J.C. van, 2000. "Modeling Financial Incentives to get Unemployment Back to Work," Discussion Paper 2000-02, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  3. Donald O. Parsons & Torben Tranaes & Helene Bie Lilleør, 2003. "Voluntary Public Unemployment Insurance," CESifo Working Paper Series 1010, CESifo Group Munich.

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