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What works in wage subsidies for young people: A review of issues, theory, policies and evidence

EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 199

Prompted by the resurgent interest of policy-makers in utilizing subsidies to boost job creation, as well as the lack of comprehensive reviews of such policies specifically targeting youth, this paper is a contribution to filling a knowledge gap. The paper devotes specific attention to the role of design elements in determining a programme's effectiveness.

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  • Katalin Bördös, Márton Csillag, Ágota Scharle


  • ISSN: 1999-2939 (print)
  • ISSN: 1999-2947 (web pdf)