The Displacement Effect of Labour-Market Programs: Estimates from the MONASH Model

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Peter B. Dixon; Maureen T. Rimmer;
  • Subject: labour-market programs, displacement percentage, CGE modelling
    • jel: jel:J63 | jel:C68 | jel:J23

A key question concerning labour-market programs is the extent to which they generate jobs for their target group at the expense of others. This effect is measured by displacement percentages. We describe a version of the MONASH model designed to quantify the effects of... View more
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