New Register Data from the German Public Employment Service on Counseling and Monitoring the Unemployed

Barbara Hofmann,, Markus Köhler
2014 Schmollers Jahrbuch  
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more » ... discussion. Abstract 3 Abstract We present new register data from the German public employment service. The data contain daily information on the timing of three policy tools that aim at reintegration of the unemployed: invitations to individual meetings with the caseworker, vacancy referrals, and integration contracts. The data can be used to study these policy tools directly, or as time-varying control variables when studying other aspects of active labor market policy like training programs.
doi:10.3790/schm.134.1.129 fatcat:kut7wxs4anettpmaqaxffa5fhi