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A generous welfare state can help reduce unemployment - if there are good job opportunities for the jobless.

Biegert, Thomas (2017) A generous welfare state can help reduce unemployment - if there are good job opportunities for the jobless. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (03 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Are state unemployment benefits a safety net or a hammock for the lazy? In new research, Thomas Biegert explores the effects of benefits on job seekers in 20 European countries and the US. He finds that in some countries, generous benefits are linked with high unemployment rates, while in others, the opposite is the case. This difference, he writes, may ...

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 12:36
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 12:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85476

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