Social insurance policy
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Who overuses sickness insurance? Evidence from a randomised experiment
Adrian Adermon Yaroslav Yakymovych
The aim of this project is to use causal forests, a machine learning approach, to study what characterises individuals who are prone to stay longer on sick leave if not monitored by med...
The effects of higher flat rate parental leave benefits
In the Swedish parental leave system parents are entitled to in total 480 days of benefits. Parents are compensated 390 days in relation to their previous incomes. But they are also entitled to ...
Social assistance and family welfare
The purpose of this project is to investigate how the level of social assistance generosity affects the welfare of adults and families. How are adults’ labour market outcomes, social assis...
How did the home care allowance affect parent's labour supply, children's participation in preschool and later school results?
This project examines how the municipal child home care allowance (kommunala vårdnadsbidraget) affected parents’ labour supply, children’s enrollment in preschool and ...
Parental inputs and child outcomes: The role of more time with dad
Daniel Avdic Elin Boström Arizo Karimi Anna Sjögren
This project exploits the introduction of the first Swedish “daddy-month” in a
difference-in-discontinuities design to study how a shift of parental leave uptake from mothers ...
The effect of negative income shocks on pensioners
Alexander Willen Julian Vedeler Johansen
This project examines how the activation of the automatic balancing mechanism in the Swedish pension system affects pensioners’ labour market behaviour and well-being. The mechanism was in...
How firms of different sizes respond to a more generous insurance for high sick-pay costs
In this project, we investigate how firms of different sizes react to a more generous insurance against high sick-pay costs. We exploit a reform introduced in Sweden in 2015, which introduced di...
Labour market returns to private rehabilitation
Lisa Laun Peter Skogman Thoursie
During 2008 and 2009, IFAU implemented a randomised field experiment with private rehabilitation of long-term sick, in cooperation with the Swedish Social Insurance Agency and the Swedish Public...