Do case workers help the unemployed?
Michael Rosholm ()
IZA World of Labor, 2014, No 72, 72
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries spend, on average, an equivalent of 0.4% of their gross domestic product on active and passive labor market policies. This is a non-negligible sum, especially in times of strained government budgets. Meetings with case workersâ€”who can provide advice and information on what jobs to look for, and how to search, and give moral support, as well as monitor search intensityâ€”are a simple and effective option for policymakers to help the unemployed find work.
Keywords: unemployment; active labor market policies; effects of meetings; case workers (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J64 J68 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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