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A Danish Profiling System

  • Rosholm, Michael

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    (Aarhus University)

  • Svarer, Michael

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    (Aarhus University)

  • Hammer, Bo

    (affiliation not available)

We describe the statistical model used for profiling new unemployed workers in Denmark. When a worker – during his or her first six months in unemployment – enters the employment office for the first time, this model predicts whether he or she will be unemployed for more than six months from that date or not. The case workers’ assessment of how to treat the person is partially based upon this prediction.

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Paper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 1418.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2004
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Publication status: published in: Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift (Danish Economic Journal), 2006, 144 (2), 209-229
Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp1418
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  1. Svarer, Michael & Rosholm, Michael & Munch, Jacob Roland, . "Rent Control and Unemployment Duration," Economics Working Papers 2003-11, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus.
  2. Peter Jensen & Michael Svarer, 2003. "Short- and long-term unemployment: How do temporary layoffs affect this distinction?," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 28(1), pages 23-44, January.
  3. Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael & Steiger, Heidi, 2003. "Statistically assisted programme selection - International experiences and potential benefits for Switzerland," Working Paper Series 2004:1, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
  4. Mark C. Berger & Dan Black & Jeffrey Smith, 2000. "Evaluating Profiling as a Means of Allocating Government Services," UWO Department of Economics Working Papers 200018, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
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