Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Early Meetings and Activation

We analyse three Danish experiments with combinations of early and intensive active labour market policy. We find that frequent individual meetings between newly unemployed workers and their caseworkers have substantial (and significant) effects on employment rates in both the medium and long run. G...

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Volume: 119
Main Author: Maibom, Jonas
Rosholm, Michael
Svarer, Michael
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.07.2017
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published in: The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 119; no. 3; pp. 541 - 570
Data of publication: July 2017
ISSN: 0347-0520
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We are grateful to the Danish Labour Market Board for making data available and for the CAFE grant enabling part of this research, to Rune Vejlin and seminar participants at IAB, University of Bergen and SOFI at Stockholm University for valuable comments. Finally, we thank two anonymous referees for very valuable comments and suggestions.
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