Social Insurance Networks

@inproceedings{Markussen2012SocialIN,
  title={Social Insurance Networks},
  author={Simen Markussen},
  year={2012}
}
Social Insurance Networks Based on administrative panel data from Norway, we examine how social insurance dependency spreads within neighborhoods, families, ethnic minorities, and among former schoolmates. We use a fixed effects methodology that accounts for endogenous group formation, contextual interactions, and time-constant as well as time-varying confounders. We report evidence that social insurance dependency is contagious. The estimated network effects are both quantitatively and… CONTINUE READING
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