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Chapter 13

Insurance Policies

In this chapter we will:

  • Gain an overview of the unemployment insurance systems in the OECD
  • Learn the characteristics of optimal unemployment benefits
  • Study the kinds of policy measures intended to protect jobs
  • Observe the effects of these employment protection measures on wages, unemployment, and productivity
  • Understand why employment protection and insurance benefits should bedesigned together

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Chapter 13 figures


Teaching slides

  • Presentation Title
  • author
  • Creation date
    • Insurance policies
    • Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo, André Zylberberg
    • 12/08/2014