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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 58 avhandlingar innehållade orden Paper 1: Unemployment.
Sammanfattning : This paper studies optimal public unemployment insurance (UI) when workers have the possibility of topping-up public UI with private UI that is endogenous to public UI and subject to moral hazard. The issue is analyzed with a theoretical model in which publicly insured workers, who differ in layoff risk, hidden to the planner, are offered to top-up public UI with private UI. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Evaluation of Government Sponsored Vocational Training Programs for Unemployed in Urban Russia This is the first study on the effects of active labor market programs such as training in Russia. We use the data from official unemployment register combined with the information from the follow-up survey in a big industrial city in the year 2000. LÄS MER
3. The Emergence of the Post-Socialist Welfare State - The Case of the Baltic States : Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Sammanfattning : This dissertation takes a step towards providing a better understanding of post-socialist welfare state development from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. The overall analytical goal of this thesis has been to critically assess the development of social policies in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania using them as illustrative examples of post-socialist welfare state development in the light of the theories, approaches and typologies that have been developed to study affluent capitalist democracies. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four papers summarized as follows.Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment? We study whether payroll tax reductions are an effective means to raise youth employment. In 2007, the Swedish employer-paid payroll tax was cut on a large scale for young workers, substantially reducing labor costs for this group. LÄS MER
5. Enabling employment? : Drivers and outcomes of active labour market policies in comparative perspective
Sammanfattning : This thesis includes three empirical studies that analyse driving forces and outcomes of active labour market policies (ALMP) in comparative perspective. Whereas previous comparative research has largely relied on broad conceptualisations of ALMP, often considering policies such as public employment services and training programs as one single type of intervention, the studies in this thesis instead analyse more fine-grained categories and classifications of ALMP. LÄS MER