Job Search Assistance Programs in Europe: Evaluation Methods and Recent Empirical Findings

  title={Job Search Assistance Programs in Europe: Evaluation Methods and Recent Empirical Findings},
  author={Stephan L. Thomsen},
Job search assistance programs are part of active labor market policy in many countries. The main characteristics of these activities are an intensified counseling and a job search monitoring; in addition, several countries integrate courses teaching further skills into the programs. Job search assistance programs should help to increase the employment chances and to reduce the unemployment duration of the job seekers. In this paper, recent empirical findings from evaluation studies for 9… CONTINUE READING


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