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L'efficacité des mesures d'accompagnement sur le retour à l'emploi

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  • Denis Fougère
  • Thierry Kamionka
  • Ana Prieto

We evaluate the impact on the unemployment duration of a French program consisting in job-search assistance. Specifically, we provide an evaluation of the 2001 French unemployment reform where individual follow-up became systematic and more frequent. Significantly larger amounts of job-search assistance services were provided. We exploit two administrative databases collected by the French unemployment agency. We use a sample extracted from the stock to study the effect of the program on long-term unemployed workers. A sample in the flow is used to evaluate the reform for newly unemployed workers. Our results show that this new program has a positive and significant impact on return to employment. Classification JEL : J64, J65, J68, C41

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Article provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue économique.

Volume (Year): 61 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 599-612

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Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_613_0599
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