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On the performance of social benefit systems

Schluter, Christian (1997) On the performance of social benefit systems The Economic Journal, 107, (441), pp. 489-502. (doi:10.1111/j.0013-0133.1997.173.x).

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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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Published date: 1997
Organisations: Economics


Local EPrints ID: 33359
ISSN: 0013-0133
PURE UUID: ae731334-33ed-48aa-8e91-29cb5d0a6c64

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Date deposited: 22 Dec 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:53

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