Fixing the Leak: Unemployment Incidence before and after a Major Reform of Unemployment Benefits in Germany

We present first empirical results on the effects of a large scale reduction in unemployment benefit entitlement lengths on unemployment inflows in Germany. We show that this highly disputed element of the Hartz-Reforms in 2006 induced a rush of workers and firms to take advantage of the previous le...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Dlugosz, Stephan
Stephan, Gesine
Wilke, Ralf A
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.08.2014
De Gruyter
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: German economic review (Oxford) Vol. 15; no. 3; pp. 329 - 352
Data of publication: 2014-08
ISSN: 1465-6485
EISSN: 1468-0475
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Bounds for Competing Risks Duration Models using Administrative Unemployment Duration Data - No. RES-061-25-0059
Statistical Modelling of Errors in Administrative Labour Market Data
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