Mónica Costa Dias

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This paper exploits area based piloting and age-related eligibility rules to identify treatment effects of a labor market program – the New Deal for Young People in the UK. A central focus is on substitution/displacement effects and on equilibrium wage effects. The program includes extensive job assistance and wage subsidies to employers. We find that the(More)
4 Non-technical summary 5 1) Introduction 7 2) Data 9 a) The IPPI dataset 13 c) Comparability between the CPI and the IPPI 14 d) The evolution of consumer and producer price indexes over 1992-2002 15 3) Methodological notes 15 4) Summary of findings about price setting 19 a) Findings on consumer price setting 20 b) Findings on producer price setting 28 c)(More)
Female Labour Supply, Human Capital and Welfare Reform We consider the impact of tax credits and income support programs on female education choice, employment, hours and human capital accumulation over the life-cycle. We analyze both the short run incentive effects and the longer run implications of such programs. By allowing for risk aversion and savings,(More)
This paper exploits the differential timing of the introduction of a labor market program across areas as well as agerelated eligibility rules to identify the treatment effect of a targeted active labor market program. We are especially concerned about substitution and equilibrium wage effects. The program studied is the “New Deal for the Young Unemployed”(More)
This paper assesses the impact of Swedish welfare-to-work programmes on labour market performance including wages, labour market status, unemployment duration and future welfare-to-work participation. We develop a structural dynamic model of labour supply which incorporates detailed institutional features of these policies and allows for selection on(More)
OBJECTIVE To delay the beginning of the renal replacement therapy (RRT) until the AV fistula is either made and mature or the training for peritoneal dialysis (PD) is given. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Nephrology's Ambulatory, Hospital Servidor Público Estadual. PATIENTS 21 patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have been followed. METHODS(More)
In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae several phenotypic properties controlled by cAMP-dependent protein kinase (cAPK) are indicative of high cAPK activity during growth on glucose and low activity during growth on non-fermentable carbon sources and in stationary phase. It has been a matter of debate whether the apparently higher activity of cAPK in cells(More)
This paper exploits area based piloting and age-related eligibility rules to identify treatment effects of a labor market program – the New Deal for Young People in the UK. A central focus is on substitution/displacement effects and on equilibrium wage effects. The program includes extensive job assistance and wage subsidies to employers. We find that the(More)
Using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), we estimate a dynamic model of health and employment. We estimate how transitory and persistent health shocks affect employment over time. In a first step, we formulate and estimate a dynamic model of health. The procedure accounts for measurement(More)