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Unemployment Assistance and Transition to Employment in Argentina

Iturriza, Ana; Bedi, Arjun; Sparrow, Robert


This article examines the impact of Argentina's Plan Jefes, an unemployment assistance program, on the probability of transiting to employment between the period May 2002 and May 2003. While the program does seem to have had positive effects and the existing work highlights the role of the Plan in terms of providing a safety net, this article complements the literature by focusing on the effect of the Plan on influencing the probability of finding a job in the wider labor market. While...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Development and Cultural Change
DOI: 10.1086/660004


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