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Unemployment generosity and unemployment

Fortin, P., Keil, Manfred and Symons, James (1993) Unemployment generosity and unemployment. CEP discussion paper, 147. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

The paper analyzes the effect on the unemployment rate of a number of labour market policy variables; in particular, minimum wages and the parameters of the unemployment benefit. We study the unemployment rates of the Canadian provinces for five demographic groups. We conclude the replacement rate is in general the most important; but non-trivial effects are found for the qualification criteria and the minimum wage.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1993 The Authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 147
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2008 13:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/20961/

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