Optimal earnings-related umemployment benefits

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Taslimi, Mohammad;
  • Publisher: Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen
  • Subject: Arbetslöshetsförsäkring | Unemployment insurance | Arbetslöshet | Unemployment
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Existing unemployment insurance systems in many OECD countries involve a ceiling on insurable earnings. The result is lower replacement rate for employees with relatively high earnings. This paper examines whether replacement rates should decrease as the level of earnin... View more
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