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Title:The effect of receiving supplementary UI benefits on unemployment duration PDF Logo
Authors:Kyyrä, Tomi
Parrotta, Pierpaolo
Rosholm, Michael
Issue Date:2009
Series/Report no.:IZA discussion papers 3920
Abstract:We consider the consequences of working part-time on supplementary unemployment insurance benefits in the Danish labour market. Following the timing-of-events approach we estimate causal effects of subsidized part-time work on the hazard rate out of unemployment insurance benefit receipt. We find evidence of a negative lock-in effect and a positive post-treatment effect, both of which vary across individuals. The resulting net effect on the expected unemployment duration is positive for some groups (e.g. married women) and negative for others (e.g. young workers).
Subjects:Unemployment benefits
part-time work
lock-in effect
treatment effect
duration analysis
JEL:C41
J65
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:101:1-20090119166
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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