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Indirect Effects of Active Labour Market Policies

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  • David C Maré

    (Motu Economic & Public Policy Research)

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This paper provides an overview of the analysis of the indirect effects of active labour market policies. Indirect effects arise where some of the improved labour market outcomes for programme participants come at the expense of other workers or jobseekers. The paper outlines some common theories about how indirect effects operate, and discusses approaches to estimating the strength of indirect effects. It also presents a brief summary of relevant empirical findings. The paper is intended as a relatively non-technical guide for policy analysts working on the design, costing, and evaluation of active labour market policies.

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Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 12 Sep 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwphe:0509004

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Keywords: Active labour market policies; Substitution; Displacement; General equilibrium effects.;

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Cited by:
  1. Ivana Barkovic, 2009. "From Employment to Employability: the Role of Active Labor Market Policies in Croatia," Interdisciplinary Management Research, Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia, vol. 5, pages 399-413.
  2. Christian Hohendanner, 2011. "Ein-Euro-Jobs und regulaere Beschaeftigung," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 231(2), pages 210-246, April.
  3. de Raad, Jean-Pierre & Andrews, Grant, 2009. "The unemployment challenge : Labour market policies for the recession," NZIER Working Paper 2009/2, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research.

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