Unemployment Insurance in Europe: Unemployment Duration and Subsequent Employment Stability

  title={Unemployment Insurance in Europe: Unemployment Duration and Subsequent Employment Stability},
  author={Konstantinos Tatsiramos},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy \& Regulation},
The empirical literature on unemployment insurance has focused on its direct effect on unemployment duration, while the potential indirect effect on employment stability through a more efficient matching process, as the unemployed can search for a longer period, has attracted much less attention. In the European context this is surprising as reform proposals of the unemployment insurance system aiming at reducing high European unemployment rates should consider both effects. This paper provides… Expand
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