Migration Effects of Welfare Benefit Reform
Karin Edmark ()
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2009, vol. 111, issue 3, 511-526
This study tests for a migration response to the implementation of stricter rules for receiving welfare benefits (means‐tested social assistance for individuals who lack sufficient work‐related income), in the form of mandatory participation in activation programmes in Stockholm town districts. The results give no indications that activation programmes affect the moving choices of recipients of welfare benefits.
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (10) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:bla:scandj:v:111:y:2009:i:3:p:511-526
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.blackwell ... bs.asp?ref=0347-0520
Access Statistics for this article
Scandinavian Journal of Economics is currently edited by Richard Friberg, Matti Liski and Kjetil Storesletten
More articles in Scandinavian Journal of Economics from Wiley Blackwell
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Wiley Content Delivery ().