The long-term effects of job search requirements : evidence from the UK JSA reform

  title={The long-term effects of job search requirements : evidence from the UK JSA reform},
  author={Barbara Petrongolo},
The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Requirements: Evidence from the UK JSA Reform This paper investigates long-term returns from unemployment compensation, exploiting variation from the UK JSA reform of 1996, which implied a major increase in job search requirements for eligibility and in the related administrative hurdle. Search theory predicts that such changes should raise the proportion of non-claimant nonemployed, with consequences on search effort and labor market attachment, and lower… CONTINUE READING
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