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Does online search improve the match quality of new hires?
This paper studies the effects of the high-speed internet expansion on the match quality of new hires. We combine data on internet availability at the local level with German individual register...
The effect of negative income shocks on pensioners
Alexander Willén Julian Vedeler Johansen
This paper provides novel evidence on the labor supply response to negative income shocks in retirement, exploiting an institutional feature that caused differential and unexpected income losses...
Employer concentration and wages for specialized workers
This paper studies how wages respond to a sudden change in employer concentration. It exploits a reform that deregulated the Swedish pharmacy market, which until 2009 was a monopoly. The reform ...
Is longer education a substitute for job search through social contacts?
This paper investigates whether longer upper secondary education affects the role of parents in the job finding process. Previous research has shown that less educated workers rely more on conta...
Mandatory integration agreements for unemployed job seekers
Barbara Hofmann Gesine Stephan Arne Uhlendorff Gerard J. van den Berg
Integration Agreement (IA) are contracts between the employment agency and the unemployed, nudging the latter to comply with rules on search behavior. We designed and implemented an RCT involvin...
Swedish children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
Based on previous research, available statistics and current information on the COVID-19 pandemic, this report analyses and discusses possible consequences of the ongoing pandemic for Swedish ch...
Who recovers from a job loss? The importance of cognitive and non-cognitive skills
A well-functioning labor market is characterized by job reallocations, but the individual costs can be vast. We examine if individual’s ability to cope with such adjustments depends on the...
Job search during the covid-19 crisis
Lena Hensvik Thomas Le Barbanchon Roland Rathelot
This paper measures the job-search responses to the COVID-19 pandemic using realtime data on vacancy postings and job ad views on Sweden’s largest online job board. First, new vacancy post...
Empirical Monte Carlo evidence on estimation of Timing-of-Events models
This paper builds on the Empirical Monte Carlo simulation approach developed by Huber et al. (2013) to study the estimation of Timing-of-Events (ToE) models. We exploit rich Swedish data of unem...
Extended unemployment benefits and the hazard to employment
Previous studies estimating the effect of generosity of unemployment insurance (UI) on unemployment duration has found that as job seekers approach benefit exhaustion the probability of leaving ...