Statistical Assistance for Programme Selection - for a Better Targeting of Active Labour Market Policies in Switzerland
University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2006-09
21 Pages Posted: 19 May 2006
Date Written: May 2006
In this paper the motivation and various concepts of statistical systems for assisting case workers in assigning unemployed persons to active labour market programmes (ALMP) are examined and the particular implementation of such a statistical system in Switzerland, which was introduced in the form of a randomized pilot study, is discussed.
Keywords: Statistical treatment rules, treatment effect heterogeneity
JEL Classification: C21, J68
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