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Paper No' DARP 028: | Full paper
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Keywords: Unemployment insurance; pay-roll taxation; poverty; inequality; welfare
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This Paper is published under the following series: Distributional Analysis Research Programme
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Abstract:The paper analyses the performance of unemployment benefit systems in a search-theoretic framework. The criteria of evaluation comprise the alleviation of poverty and the reduction in income inequality, whilst the diversity of opinions about these is taken into account. Also, the trade-off between the attainment of social objectives and work incentives is examined.
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