Labour market policy
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Predicting re-employment: machine learning versus assessments by unemployed workers and by their caseworkers
We analyze unique data on three sources of information on the probability of re-employment within 6 months (RE6), for the same individuals sampled from the inflow into unemployment. First, they ...
Evaluation of a language support internship
Lillit Ottoson Ulrika Vikman
In this project, we study how participation in a language support internship provided by Stockholm's Job centres affects employment, receipt of social assistance and grades from language trainin...
What kind of support is given to participants in Rusta och matcha?
Rusta och matcha is a programme at the Public Employment Service where jobseekers get job search assistance by private providers. The providers, who get paid for getting jobseekers to e...
Can model averageing improve propensity score- based estimation of average treatment effects?
Shaobo Jin Valentin Zulj
In order to estimate a treatment effect using observational data, researchers often need to model the propensity score. In practice, various methods are often employed to estimate a range of com...
Evaluation of an ambitious integration programme for newly arrived refugees – medium-term follow up
Matz Dahlberg Johan Egebark Ulrika Vikman
The aim of this project is to evaluate a newly designed and ambitious integration programme that was developed and put into effect in Gothenburg, Sweden. The purpose of the programme is to help ...
Activation and mental health among unemployed youth
The share of young adults suffering from mental health problems has increased over time, and mental health problems tend to be especially common among those who are unemployed. In this project, ...
Heterogenous impacts of adverse labour market shocks
Susan Athey Oskar Nordström Skans Lisa Krystyna Simon Johan Vikström Yaroslav Yakymovych
Previous research has shown that plant closures have large and persistent negative effects on earnings and employment. However, the impacts of plant closures and other adverse labour market shoc...
Beyond good examples. Analyses of municipal variations in the efforts for young people who are neither working nor studying
Lisa Andersson Anders Forslund Tomas Korpi Carina Mellberg Renate Minas
Young people (aged 16–29) who are neither working nor studying (UVAS) is a very vulnerable group. There is no scientific evidence of the contents, organisation and functioning of the munic...
The effects of randomised holiday jobs in Stockholm City
Daniel Knutsson Björn Tyrefors
This project studies how municipal holiday jobs for young people affect educational and labour market outcomes. We study individuals who were aged 16-19 in the period 2012-2017 and who, through ...
Kan elektroniska platsförslag leda till bättre matchning mellan sökande och jobb?
Thomas Le Barbanchon Lena Hensvik Roland Rathelot
Detta projekt går ut på att utvärdera ett försök med elektroniska platsförslag riktade till sökande på Arbetsförmedlingens jobbsajt Platsbanken. Platsförslagen ska öka informationen om lediga jo...