Intensifying the use of benefit sanctions: an effective tool to increase employment?

In Germany, imposition of benefit cuts for non-compliant welfare recipients depends on the policy of the local welfare agencies resulting in considerable regional variation, expressed in milder and stricter sanction regimes. Findings from international studies show, that benefit sanctions can substa...

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Volume: 3
Main Author: Boockmann, Bernhard
L. Thomsen, Stephan
Walter, Thomas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2014
BioMed Central Ltd
published in: IZA journal of labor policy Vol. 3; no. 1; pp. 1 - 19
Data of publication: 20141200
ISSN: 2193-9004
EISSN: 2193-9004
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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