Labor market policy evaluation in equilibrium: Some lessons of the job search and matching model

We analyze the consequences of counseling provided to job seekers in a standard job search and matching model. It turns out that neglecting equilibrium effects induced by counseling can lead to wrong conclusions. In particular, counseling can increase steady state unemployment although counseled job...

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Volume: 17
Main Author: Cahuc, Pierre
Le Barbanchon, Thomas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2010
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
published in: Labour economics Vol. 17; no. 1; pp. 196 - 205
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0927-5371
1879-1034
EISSN: 1879-1034
Discipline: Economics
Series: Labour Economics
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