Unemployment Compensation throughout the World: A Comparative Analysis

By Wayne Vroman; Vera Brusentsev | Go to book overview

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Afghanistan, 16, 130t
Agricultural employment
cross-regional comparison, 174t, 175
East-South Asia, 127, 129t—130t, 132—133, 174t
OECD-20 countries, 84t—85t, 86, 174t
Albania, 76n14, 111t, 113, 221t
Algeria, 75n10, 223t
Argentina, 75n10, 225t
inflation, 18, 145
informal sector, 147, 151
UC administration, 151, 194 —195
UC costs, 66t, 147, 234t
Armenia, 111t, 221t
Asian financial crisis, 2, 127, 128, 131, 136, 186 —187
Auer, Peter, 96, 97, 98
Australia, 84t, 102t, 220t, 228t
long-term unemployment, 84t, 198f, 200, 247t, 250t
long-term unemployment profiling, 202—203, 211nn12—15
pension system, 161
population, 15, 20
UC, 62, 65t, 192, 234t
Austria, 82, 84t, 102t, 220t, 229t
UA, 73, 73t
UC costs, 65t, 71, 99, 234t
UC reforms, 97, 98
unemployment, 90, 91f, 92, 220t
Azerbaijan, 76n14, 111t, 221t
Banco de Prevision Social (Uruguay), 150
Bangladesh, 128, 130t, 222t
Barbados, 165n2
Belarus, 76n14, 111t, 114, 221t
Belgium, 84t, 102t, 192, 220t, 229t
long-term unemployment, 84t, 247t, 250t
Benefit availability, measure of, 62—63
Benefit-cost rates, 60—61
CEE-FSU, 240t—241t, 242
cross-country comparison, 65t—66t, 67f
unemployment rate and, 64, 67f, 68
Bhutan, 16, 130t
Blanchard, Olivier, 37
Boeri, Tito, 117
Bolivia, 18, 155, 225t
Bosnia, 76n14, 111t, 113, 114
Bosnia-Herzegovina, 221t
Botswana, 223t
Brazil, 18, 152, 195, 225t
UC administration, 152, 160, 194 —195, 196
Brazil, UC costs, 66t
benefit duration, 146, 147, 152, 165n5
fraud, 160—161
generosity, 66t, 71, 76n21, 234t
recipiency rates, 66t, 146 —147, 152
replacement rates, 66t, 147, 148, 149f
Bulgaria, 2, 43n12, 76n10, 113, 221t fraud, 195
long-term unemployment, 125n4, 199f, 200
social assistance, 118
UC administration, 119—121
UC costs, 65t, 118, 236t, 239, 240t, 242
UC generosity, 65t, 71, 234t, 240t
UC, pre-transition, 115

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  • Unemployment Compensation Throughout the World - A Comparative Analysis *
  • Contents v
  • Figures vii
  • Tables viii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • Notes 6
  • Part 1 - A Global Perspective *
  • 2 - Economic Performance and Unemployment 9
  • Notes 42
  • 3 - Unemployment Protection 45
  • Notes 75
  • Part 2 - Regional Aspects of Unemployment Protection *
  • 4 - Unemployment Compensation in the Oecd-20 Countries 81
  • Notes 106
  • 5 - Unemployment Compensation in the Cee-Fsu Countries 109
  • Notes 125
  • 6 - Unemployment Compensation in East and South Asia 127
  • Notes 143
  • 7 - Unemployment Compensation in Latin American and Caribbean Countries 145
  • Notes 165
  • Part 3 - Problem Areas for Unemployment Compensation Programs *
  • 8 - Three Problem Areas for Unemployment Compensation Programs 169
  • Notes 210
  • 9 - Conclusion 213
  • Appendix A - Labor Market Data for 150 Countries 219
  • Appendix B - Output Changes and Employment Changes 227
  • Notes 232
  • Appendix C - Regression Estimates of Uc Benefit Generosity 233
  • Appendix D - Uc Provisions and Uc Costs in Cee-Fsu Countries 235
  • Appendix E - Determinants of Long-Term Unemployment Percentages 245
  • Notes 252
  • References 253
  • The Authors 259
  • Index 261
  • About the Institute 273
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