Labour market policy
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The unequal (?) burden of unemployment in Sweden during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
The aim of this project is to document, as detailed as possible, using available administrative records, how the burden of unemployment was distributed across various groups during the first wav...
The development of the Swedish Public Employment Service and active labour market policies?
This project describes the development of the Swedish Public Employment Service before and during the Corona crisis. It covers external conditions and constraints, internal decisions taken by th...
Evaluation of the municipal public sector employment programme
The project evaluates the municipal labour market programme Stockholmsjobb, which is aimed at different target groups.
Stockholmsjobb is a public sector employment progr...
Long-run effects of active labour market training
This project examines long-run effects of active labour market training in Sweden on labour income, employment status and welfare receipt. Several previous studies have examined short-run effect...
Selection of a sufficient subset of confounders: Using register and survey data for labour market programme evaluation
The evaluation of labour market programmes often builds on the assumption of unconfoundedness, that is, that we are able to control for all background characteristics that affect both treatment ...
How did firms respond to the payroll tax reduction for youths?
Previous research in the Nordic context suggests that changes in payroll tax rates have small effects on employment and wages. The purpose of this project is to shed some light on this from a fi...
How does a declining sequence of UI replacement rates affect the hazard to employment?
In this project, we examine how the 2007 reforms of unemployment insurance (UI) affected the duration of unemployment. Among other things, the 2007 reforms introduced a declining sequence of UI ...