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The effectiveness of active labor market policies: Evidence from a social experiment using non-parametric bounds
Uppsala University, Units outside the University, Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation.
2013 (English)In: Labour Economics, ISSN 0927-5371, E-ISSN 1879-1034, Vol. 24, 58-67 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We re-analyze the effects of a Danish active labor market programme social experiment, which included a range of sub-treatments, including meetings with caseworkers, job search assistance courses, and activation programmes. We use newly developed non-parametric methods to examine how the effects of the experimental treatment vary during the unemployment spell. Non-parametric techniques are important from a methodological point of view, since parametric/distributional assumptions are in conflict with the concept of experimental evidence. We find that the effects of the experiment vary substantially during the unemployment spell.

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2013. Vol. 24, 58-67 p.
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Active labor market policy, Treatment effect, Non-parametric bounds
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-214055DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2013.06.002ISI: 000327808600006OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-214055DiVA: diva2:683945
Available from: 2014-01-07 Created: 2014-01-07 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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