Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment

@inproceedings{Salvia2004AssistingTT,
  title={Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment},
  author={Agust{\'i}n Salvia and Emanuella Galasso and Martin Ravallion},
  year={2004}
}
Randomly sampled workfare participants in a welfare-dependent region of Argentina were given a voucher that entitled an employer to a sizable wage subsidy. A second sample also received the option of skill training while a third sample formed the control group. Double-difference and instrumentalvariables methods were used to deal with potential experimental biases, including selective compliance with the randomized assignment. Compared to the control group, voucher recipients had a… CONTINUE READING

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