Econometric Evaluation of Labour Market Policies

Empirical measurement of impacts of active labour market programmes has started to become a central task of economic researchers. New improved econometric methods have been developed that will probably influence future empirical work in various other fields of economics as well. This volume contains...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Lechner, Michael (Editor), Pfeiffer, Friedhelm (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Heidelberg Physica-Verlag HD 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:ZEW Economic Studies
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Empirical measurement of impacts of active labour market programmes has started to become a central task of economic researchers. New improved econometric methods have been developed that will probably influence future empirical work in various other fields of economics as well. This volume contains a selection of original papers addressing these econometric issues at the theoretical and empirical level. The theoretical part contains papers on tight bounds of average treatments effects, instrumental variables estimators, impact measurement with multiple programme options and statistical profiling. The empirical part provides the reader with econometric evaluations of active labour market programmes in Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Slovak Republic and Sweden
Physical Description:X, 246 p. 3 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642576157