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Evaluation of Swedish youth labour market programmes
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.
2000 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper evaluates two Swedish active labour market programmes for youth, namely youth practice and labour market training. A non-parametric matching approach is applied to estimate the average program effects. Moreover, the results obtained by matching are compared to results from standard linear regression and probit models, and a polychotomous selectivity model. The results indicate either zero or negative effects of both programmes on earnings, re-employment probability and probability of studies in the short run, whereas some of the long-run effects are estimated positive. However, there is much heterogeneity in the estimated treatment effects among the individuals.

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Uppsala: Nationalekonomiska institutionen , 2000. , 72 p.
Working paper, ISSN 0284-2904
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-2484ISBN: 99-3301292-4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-2484DiVA: diva2:128745
Available from: 2000-01-01 Created: 2000-01-01

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