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dc.contributor.authorVikström, Johanen_US
dc.contributor.authorRosholm, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorSvarer, Michaelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-31en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-27T09:28:21Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-27T09:28:21Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45705-
dc.description.abstractWe reanalyze the effects of a Danish active labour market program social experiment, that included a range of sub-treatments, including monitoring, job search assistance and training. Previous studies have shown that the overall effect of the experiment is positive. We apply newly developed non-parametric methods to determine which of the individual policies that explains the positive effect. The use of non-parametric methods to separate sub-treatment effects is important from a methodological point of view, since the alternative, namely parametric/distributional assumptions, is in conflict with the concept of experimental evidence. Our results are highly relevant in a policy perspective, as optimal labour market policy design requires knowledge on the effectiveness of specific policy measures.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInst. for Labour Market Policy Evaluation |cUppsalaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking paper // IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation |x2011:7en_US
dc.subject.jelC14en_US
dc.subject.jelC41en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordActive labour market policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordtreatment effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordnon-parametric boundsen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarktpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwStatistische Bestandsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwNichtparametrisches Verfahrenen_US
dc.subject.stwDänemarken_US
dc.titleThe relative efficiency of active labour market policy: Evidence from a social experiment and non-parametric methodsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn655167412en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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