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Targeting Employment Services

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  • Randall W. Eberts
    (W.E. Upjohn Institute)

  • Christopher J. O'Leary
    (W.E. Upjohn Institute)

  • Stephen A. Wandner
    (U.S. Department of Labor)

Abstract

This book offers a thorough overview of the U.S. experience with targeting reemployment services and self-employment assistance to UI beneficiaries most likely to exhaust benefits. The authors also suggest other programs that might benefit from targeting, examine Canadian efforts at targeting reemployment services, and consider prospects for a new Frontline Decision Support System for one-stop centers.

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  • Randall W. Eberts & Christopher J. O'Leary & Stephen A. Wandner (ed.), 2002. "Targeting Employment Services," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number tes, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:tes
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    1. Woodbury, Stephen A & Spiegelman, Robert G, 1987. "Bonuses to Workers and Employers to Reduce Unemployment: Randomized Trials in Illinois," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 77(4), pages 513-530, September.
    2. Randall W. Eberts, 1997. "The Use of Profiling to Target Services in State Welfare-to-Work Programs: An Example of Process and Implementation," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 98-52, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    3. Bruce D. Meyer, 1995. "Lessons from the U.S. Unemployment Insurance Experiments," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(1), pages 91-131, March.
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    Cited by:

    1. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2009. "Targeting Labour Market Programmes - Results from a Randomized Experiment," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 145(III), pages 221-268, September.
    2. Doerr, Annabelle & Strittmatter, Anthony, 2014. "Assignment Mechanisms, Selection Criteria, and the Effectiveness of Training Programs," Economics Working Paper Series 1421, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, revised May 2017.
    3. Christopher J. O'Leary & Burt S. Barnow, 2016. "Lessons from the American Federal-State unemployment insurance system for a European unemployment benefits system," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 16-264, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    4. Loxha, Artan & Morgandi, Matteo, 2014. "Profiling the unemployed : a review of OECD experiences and implications for emerging economics," Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes 91051, The World Bank.

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    Keywords

    reemployment services; targeting; profiling; employment service; unemployment insurance; UI;

    JEL classification:

    • J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy

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