Optimal unemployment insurance for older workers

This paper shows that optimal unemployment insurance contracts are age-dependent. Older workers have only a few years left on the labor market prior to retirement. This short horizon implies a more digressive replacement ratio. However, there is a sufficiently short distance to retirement for which...

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Main Author: Hairault, Jean-Olivier
Langot, François
Ménard, Sébastien
Sopraseuth, Thepthida
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 01.01.2009
Data of publication: 2009-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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