Saturday, September 17, 2011

Exiting Unemployment: The Role of Coping Strategies

Exiting unemployment: How do program effects depend on individual coping strategies?

Author info | Abstract | Publisher info | Download info | Related research | Statistics
Author Info
Andersen, Signe Hald

Additional information is available for the following registered author(s):


This paper analyses if individual coping strategies explain heterogeneous effects of participation in active labour market programs (ALMPs) on reemployment probabilities for the unemployed. I use survey data linked with administrative data from Statistics Denmark and focus on respondents who are unemployed or participating in ALMPs (n = 1310). To account for selection bias I analyse the data with a mixed logit model. I find that the coping strategies displayed by the unemployed persons explain heterogeneous effects of participation in ALMPs.

No comments: