Hiring subsidies for people with a disability: Helping or hindering? - Evidence from a small scale social field experiment

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Kauer, Lukas; Deuchert, Eva;
(2013)
  • Publisher: University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
  • Subject: economics | Hiring subsidies, Effectiveness, Social field experiment
    • jel: jel:I38 | jel:C93
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

Many countries provide hiring subsidies aimed at promoting the employment of people with disabilities. The effectiveness of these subsidy schemes remains unclear. The subsidy lowers wages and may thus increase employment, but may also signal lower quality of the applica... View more
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