The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Generosity on Match Quality Distribution
AbstractThis paper investigates the impact of unemployment insurance (UI) generosity on the distribution of match tenure. We show that more generous UI increases expected tenure, reducing the mass of the lower tail of match duration and increasing the duration of matches available. This impact is differentiated across education levels, with the larger benefits accruing to the less educated.
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Date of creation: 2006
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- Centeno, Mario & Novo, Alvaro A., 2006. "The impact of unemployment insurance generosity on match quality distribution," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 235-241, November.
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
- J65 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Unemployment Insurance; Severance Pay; Plant Closings
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