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dc.contributor.authorPersson, Annaen_US
dc.contributor.authorVikman, Ulrikaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-27T09:30:13Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-27T09:30:13Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45772-
dc.description.abstractPrevious literature shows that activation requirements for welfare participants decrease welfare participation. However, the dynamics have not been examined, and often only exit effects are analyzed. In this paper, we look more closely at the transition rates into and out of welfare. Using register data on the entire population of Stockholm, we are able to capture how both entry and exit rates were affected when activation require-ments were introduced at different times in Stockholm's city districts. The results indi-cate that the main reduction in welfare participation is due to a small increase in exit rates. The part of the population that is at risk of entering into welfare, though, expe-riences a reduction in entry rates due to the reform. There are also heterogeneous effects, namely, large effects on entry rates for young individuals. In addition, there are larger effects on exit rates for unmarried individuals without children compared to the population as a whole.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 |x2010:6en_US
dc.subject.jelH31en_US
dc.subject.jelI38en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordWelfare reformen_US
dc.subject.keywordmandatory activation programen_US
dc.subject.keywordwelfare entryen_US
dc.subject.keywordwelfare exiten_US
dc.subject.stwAktivierende Sozialhilfeen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialhilfeempfängeren_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwStockholmen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleDynamic effects of mandatory activation of welfare participantsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn627581110en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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