Blame the Parents? How Financial Incentives Affect Labor Supply and Job Quality for Young Adults

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Fradkin, Andrey; Panier, Frédéric; Tojerow, Ilan;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: J65 | J64 | J22 | J13 | labor supply | job quality | labor supply, unemployment insurance, first-time job seekers, job quality, family insurance | unemployment insurance | first-time job seekers | family insurance
    • jel: jel:J64 | jel:J13 | jel:J22 | jel:J65
      ddc: ddc:330

Young adults entering the labor force typically have little access to unemployment insurance or other formal insurance mechanisms. Instead, they rely on family insurance in the form of parental support to smooth consumption. We study the labor market response of Belgian... View more
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