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...
Utvärdering av barnbidragsreformen 2014
För barn som är födda från och med mars 2014 gäller att det förvalda utbetalningsalternativet för barnbidrag är en delning mellan föräldrarna. ...
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
Eva Mörk Lillit Ottoson Anna Sjögren
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 ...
Fixed-term payouts in the Swedish pension system
Johannes Hagen Michal Hodor Abigail Hurwitz Per Johansson
Occupational pension plans in Sweden offer their plan members to withdraw their pensions as a life annuity or as a fixed-term payout. Fixed-term payouts last 5–20 years and therefore provi...
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 ...
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...