The effect of active labor market programs on not-yet treated unemployed individuals

@article{Berg2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of active labor market programs on not-yet treated unemployed individuals},
  author={G. Berg and Annette Bergemann and Marco Caliendo},
  journal={Journal of the European Economic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={606-616}
}
  • G. Berg, Annette Bergemann, Marco Caliendo
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Labor market programs may affect unemployed individuals' behavior before they enroll. Such ex ante effects are hard to identify without model assumptions. We develop a novel method that relates self-reported perceived treatment rates and job-search behavioral outcomes, like the reservation wage, to each other, among newly unemployed workers. Job search theory is used to derive theoretical predictions. To deal with effect heterogeneity and selectivity, the effects of interest are estimated by… CONTINUE READING
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