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SOEPpapers 46 / 2007

Benefit-Entitlement Effects and the Duration of Unemployment: An Ex-ante Evaluation of Recent Labour Market Reforms in Germany

We analyse benefit-entitlement effects and the likely impact of the recent reform of the unemployment compensation system on the duration of unemployment in Germany on the basis of a flexible discrete-time hazard rate model estimated on pre-reform data from the German Socioeconomic Panel. We find (i) relatively strong benefit-entitlement effects for the unemployed who are eligible to means-tested unemployment ...

2007| Hendrik Schmitz, Viktor Steiner
Diskussionspapiere 678 / 2007

Benefit-Entitlement Effects and the Duration of Unemployment: An Ex-ante Evaluation of Recent Labour Market Reforms in Germany

Abstract: We analyse benefit-entitlement effects and the likely impact of the recent reform of the unemployment compensation system on the duration of unemployment in Germany on the basis of a flexible discrete-time hazard rate model estimated on pre-reform data from the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP). We find (i) relatively strong benefit-entitlement effects for the unemployed who are eligible ...

2007| Hendrik Schmitz, Viktor Steiner
Diskussionspapiere 710 / 2007

The Timing of Employment Breaks: How Does It Affect Pension Benefits? ; Empirical Evidence from Germany

This paper provides empirical evidence how the timing of employment breaks affects pension benefits in Germany. Analysing the biographical data set from the German Pension Insurance (SUF VVL 2004) the employment histories of individuals aged 21 to 60 can be mirrored in detail. We relate differences in pension benefits to employment breaks due to unemployment and parental leave in the individual life ...

2007| Niklas Potrafke
Diskussionspapiere 625 / 2006

Tax and Benefit Reforms in a Model of Labour Market Transitions

We present a method for taking advantage of labour market transitions to identify effects of financial incentives on employment decisions. The framework we use is very flexible and by imposing few theoretical assumptions allows extending the modelled sample relative to struc-tural models. We take advantage of this flexibility to include disabled people in the model and to analyse behaviour of disabled ...

2006| Michal Myck, Howard Reed
Economic Bulletin 12 / 2000

Is the Reform of Germany's Pension System Politically Sustainable? Editorial

2000| Bernhard Seidel
Economic Bulletin 1 / 2000

Introduction of a Funded Component of Old-Age Provision Reduces Economic Growth

2000| Volker Meinhardt, Gert G. Wagner, Rudolf Zwiener
Economic Bulletin 9 / 2000

Problems of Providing Income Security in Old Age Cannot Be Solved Merely by Changing the Mode of Financing

2000| Ellen Kirner, Volker Meinhardt, Gert G. Wagner
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