Job subsidies and cuts in employers' social security contributions: The verdict of empirical evaluation studies

@article{Marx2001JobSA,
  title={Job subsidies and cuts in employers' social security contributions: The verdict of empirical evaluation studies},
  author={Ive Marx},
  journal={International Labour Review},
  year={2001},
  volume={140},
  pages={69-83}
}
  • I. Marx
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Economics
  • International Labour Review
In many European countries and elsewhere, governments rely on employment subsidies and cuts in employers’ social security contributions to improve the employment prospects of the long-term unemployed and other vulnerable groups in the labour market. Policy makers often justify this strategy by referring to theoretical analyses and simulations which suggest that such measures have strong positive effects on the employment and mobility chances of beneficiaries. This paper brings together findings… 

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