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evaluation of "active" labour market policies

A. A. Carruth

evaluation of "active" labour market policies

by A. A. Carruth

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Published by University of Kent at Canterbury in Canterbury .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Carruth and Richard Disney.
SeriesStudies in economics / University of Kent at Canterbury -- No.89/14
ContributionsDisney, Richard., University of Kent at Canterbury.
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Open LibraryOL13876361M

Journals & Books; Help; Labour Economics. Supports open access. Articles and issues. About. Publish. Latest issue All issues. Search in this journal. Volume 49 Dynamic treatment assignment and evaluation of active labor market policies. Johan Vikström. Pages 42 .   This may be important for evaluations of active labor market programs and other policies, since it is likely that selection to the program not only depends on characteristics measured at the beginning of the unemployment, but also on characteristics like marital status that may change during the unemployment spell.

pensity score', are compared and applied to the evaluation of active labor market policies in the Swiss canton of Zurich. The aim of this study, which is one of the first empirical implementations of this approach, is to give an example of how an evaluation could be performed in this setting Evaluation of sequences of treatments. with application to active. labor market policies. Johan Vikström. WORKING PAPER

A meta-analysis of recent active labor market program evaluations”, Journal of the European Economic Association 16(3): Escudero, V, J Kluve, E López Mourelo and C Pignatti (), “Active labour market programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean: Evidence from a meta-analysis”, Journal of Development Studies estimate [the impact of policy change], so that informed decisions about programme expansion and termination can be made’ (Smith, 1). Although UK governments have always intervened in labour markets in pursuit of desirable policy objectives, the evaluation of avowedly active labour market.


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The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies will appeal to a wide audience including researchers and scholars of labour economics, sociology and political science. Policymakers within ministries and other public organizations and NGO's dealing with labour market issues and partners, will also find much to engage them within the book.

Downloadable. This book argues that active labour market policies are necessary to improve the position of the unemployed but have so far performed relatively poorly.

The contributing authors seek ways to improve active labour market evaluation of active labour market policies book and consider three means of doing so: improving the quality by better targeting and by better-designed measures, more efficient implementation and.

The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies This book argues that active labour market policies are necessary to improve the position of the unemployed but have so far performed relatively poorly.

The contributing authors seek ways to improve active labour market policy and consider three means of doing so: improving the quality by. Evaluation of German Active Labour Market Policies and their Organisational Framework.

Temporary work as an active labour market policy: Evaluating an innovative activation programme for disadvantaged youths Book Title Evaluation of German Active Labour Market Policies and their Organisational Framework Authors.

Active labor market policies are massively used with the objective being to improve labor market outcomes of individuals out of work. Many observational evaluation studies have been published. In this review, we critically assess policy effectiveness. We emphasize insights from recent randomized controlled trials.

In addition, we examine policy effects that have not been the primary object of Cited by: / (online) - The aim of this report is to evaluate the 'Work Experience for Young Persons' (WIJ) programme, implemented in Flanders from until The WIJ programme is targeted at unqualified young unemployed with the aim of facilitating their entry to the labour market, through an intensive guiding trajectory which includes labour market orientation and coaching, and.

Executives and Consultants in the Field of Active Labour Market Policy; The Author. Christoph Ehlert is a labour and development economist.

He is in charge of the evaluation of programmes under the European Social Fund at the Ministry of Labour, Integration and Social Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia and also works as a consultant in this.

In general, all active labour market policy effects are larger in absolute size for men than for women. By surveying previous studies in the field and outlining the major statistical approaches that are employed in the evaluation literature, the book can be of help to any student interested in programme evaluation irrespective of the paticular.

Labour market policies comprise all kinds of regulations and policies that influence labour demand and supply, and the interaction between the two. They influence the conditions on the labour market, on which the employment effects of the transition to a low-carbon economy depend.

There are both active and passive labour market policies. The evolution of active labour market policies Active labour market policies date back to the s. In the early phase, “active manpower policies” were designed to respond to the fast-growing demand side of the economy [OECD ()l.

The idea was that employ- ment and output could be expanded by removing labour market bottlenecks. This paper presents a meta-analysis of recent microeconometric evaluations of active labor market policies. Our sample contains separate "program estimates" - estimates of the impact of a particular program on a specific subgroup of participants - drawn from 97.

This paper first reviews trends since in public spending on labour market programmes, both active and passive. It then reviews the main findings from recent evaluations of labour market programmes.

At first sight evaluation findings are not very encouraging, but there are some success stories. Book; The use of propensity score matching in the evaluation of active labour market policies.

Bryson, A., Dorsett, R. and Purdon, S. The use of propensity score matching in the evaluation of active labour market policies. Active Labor Market Policies* Active labor market policies are massively used with the objective being to improve labor market outcomes of individuals out of work.

Many observational evaluation studies have been published. In this review, we critically assess policy effectiveness.

We emphasize insights from recent randomized controlled trials. From the reviews: “The book presents the results of a cross-country study on the effectiveness of active labour market policies. A main function of the book is certainly to provide condensed information on the design of active labour market policies in a number of countries a well as information about their estimated effectiveness.

used as a quick reference when searching information. Keywords: active labour market policies, evaluation, labour market institutions, employment protection Corresponding author: Werner Eichhorst IZA P.O. Box Bonn Germany E-mail: [email protected] 2 Introduction Labour market institutions are deemed to have a great influence on the level and structure of.

policies, programmes and projects by putting the best available evidence from research at the heart of policy development and implementation" (Davies ).

In accordance with this description, a lot of attention was paid to the scientific evaluation of the different forms of active labour market policy in. traditional active labor market policies than is common practice. The review then discusses examples of job cre-ation policies that do seem to offer promise, and concludes with lessons for impact evaluation and policy is this area.

The evaluation studies reported in this volume focus on two aspects of active labour market policies that have been relatively neglected in previous research and merit special first part of the book deals with aggregate impact analysis.

This chapter investigates the potential negative signalling effects of unemployment and participation in active labour market measures in Greece and Norway.

A vignette experiment directed at recruiters and employers is applied. Our findings show that negative signalling effects of unemployment are more pronounced in countries where the macroeconomic context is positive and unemployment. Profiling tools and their use in active labour market policies,Technical Workshop, June Engaging and improving services for employers.

Seminar jointly organised with the European Network of Public Employment Services and Italy’s National Agency for Active Labour Market Policies (ANPAL), 26 .The main goal of active labour market policies (ALMPs) is to increase the employment opportunities for jobseekers and to improve matching between jobs (vacancies) and workers (i.e.

the unemployed)1. 2In so doing, ALMPs can contribute to employment and GDP .A review of the effectiveness of active labour market programmes with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean iii Abstract This paper reviews in a systematic way the evidence on impact evaluations of active labour market programmes (ALMP), with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

It .