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 decreasing replacement ratio. However, there is a sufficiently short distance to retirement for which...

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Main Author: Sopraseuth, Thepthida
Langot, Francois
Hairault, Jean-Olivier
Ménard, Sébastien
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.06.2011
Data of publication: 2011/06
Series: CEPREMAP Working Papers (Docweb)
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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