Nordic Economic Policy Review

Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis


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The Nordic Economic Policy Review – NEPR – is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articles are commissioned from leading professional economists and are subject to peer review prior to publication. The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published twice a year. The journal is distributed free of charge to members of the Nordic economic associations. The easiest way of subscribing to the NEPR is therefore to become a member of one of these associations, i.e., Denmark: Nationaløkonomisk Forening Finland: Taloustieteellinen Yhdistys Norway: Samfunnsøkonomene Sweden: Nationalekonomiska Föreningen For institutional subscriptions, please contact    Content:Introduction - Lars Calmfors and Bertil HolmlundYouth unemployment in Europe and the United States: David N.F. Bell and David G. Blanchflower. Comment by Oskar Nordström SkansEmployment consequences of employment protection legislation - Per Skedinger. Comment by Assar LindbeckBusiness cycle contingent unemployment insurance - Torben M. Andersen and Michael Svarer. Comment by Erik HöglinIs short-time work a good method to keep unemployment down? - Pierre Cahuc and Stéphane Carcillo. Comment by Ann-Sofie KolmWhat active labor market policy works in a recession? - Anders Forslund, Peter Fredriksson and Johan Vikström. Comment by Clas OlssonRegular education as a tool of counter-cyclical employment policy - Christopher Pissarides. Comment by Björn Öckert
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