publication . Book . Article . 2006

New perspectives on active labour market policies

Guillaume Rocheteau;
  • Published: 15 Oct 2006
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Country: United Kingdom
<jats:p>Modern economists have built models of the labor market, which isolate the market’s key drivers and describe the way these interact to produce particular levels of unemployment. One of the most popular models used by macroeconomists today is the search-matching model of equilibrium unemployment. We explain this model, and show how it can be applied to understand the way various policies, such as unemployment benefits, taxes, or technological changes, can affect the unemployment rate.</jats:p>
free text keywords: Unemployment ; Labor market, Geography, Planning and Development, Development
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