Subsidized work before and after the German Hartz reforms: design of major schemes, evaluation results and lessons learnt

This review discusses empirical studies on hiring subsidies in the private sector and on schemes directly providing usually public or non-profit sector jobs for the unemployed in Germany. An important effect of hiring subsidies is that they stabilise employment. For employment schemes, results befor...

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Volume: 2
Main Author: Wolff, Joachim
Stephan, Gesine
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2013
BioMed Central Ltd
published in: IZA journal of labor policy Vol. 2; no. 1; pp. 1 - 24
Data of publication: 20131200
ISSN: 2193-9004
EISSN: 2193-9004
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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