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The effect of increased employer contacts within a labour market training program
Using both register and survey data, two types of labour market training programs are compared. One program is part of the regular Swedish labour market training and the other, Swit, was initiat...
Ethnic enclaves and the economic success of immigrants - evidence from a natural experiment
Per-Anders Edin Peter Fredriksson Olof Åslund
Recent immigrants tend to locate in ethnic ”enclaves” within metropolitan areas. The economic consequence of living in such enclaves is still an unresolved issue. We use an immigrant policy init...
Ranking of job applicants, on-the-job search, and persistent unemployment
Stefan Eriksson Nils Gottfries
We formulate an efficiency wage model with on-the-job search where wages depend on turnover and employers may use information on whether the searching worker is employed or unemployed as a hirin...
Active labour market policies and real-wage determination - Swedish evidence
Anders Forslund Ann-Sofie Kolm
A number of earlier studies have examined whether extensive labour market programmes (ALMPs) contribute to upward wage pressure in the Swedish economy. Most studies on aggregate data have conclu...
Decentralisation of active labour market policy: The case of Swedish local employment service committees
Martin Lundin Per Skedinger
Decentralisation of decision-making in active labour market policy makes it possible to use local information to the fullest, but may also impinge on the fulfilment of n...
The evolution of the marriage premium in the Swedish labor market 1968-1991
Married, cohabiting, and divorced men in Sweden earn more than single men. The wage premium earned by married men has declined since 1968, mainly due to decreasing productivity differences betwe...
Effects of changes in the unemployment insurance eligibility requirements on job duration - Swedish evidence
This paper investigates the impact of the unemployment insurance (UI) entrance requirement on employment duration in Sweden. I study employment spells in 1992, 1996, and 1998 to find behavioural...
On-the-job training, firm resources and unemployment risks: an analysis of the Swedish recession 1991-1993
Carl le Grand
Two general questions are posed in this paper: (a) In what ways do characteristics of the firm where the worker is employed have an influence on the worker’s risk to become unemployed? (b) How d...
Testing exogeneity in cross-section regression by sorting data
Xavier de Luna Per Johansson
Evaluation of Swedish youth labour market programmes
This paper evaluates and compares the direct effects of two Swedish active
labour market programmes for youth, namely youth practice and labour
market training. Effectiveness of the pr...