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How home ownership affects displaced workers’ future labor market outcomes

The owner-occupied housing market, alongside the labor market, suffered from strong negative developments in many countries during the Great Recession that started in 2008. In the Netherlands, the owner-occupied housing sector experienced a decline of almost 50% in the number … Continue reading

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Why start-up subsidies even help in labor market slumps

Subsidizing unemployed workers to start their own business has been proven an effective policy tool to improve long-term employment and income prospects of unemployed. One open question is whether these labor market programs also work in regions with bad labor … Continue reading

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