Thesis topic proposal
Andrea Weber
The role of social insurance programs in the labor market


Institute: Central European University, Budapest
Doctoral School of Economics

Thesis supervisor: Andrea Weber
Location of studies (in Hungarian): Közép-európai Egyetem, Budapest, Nádor u. 9.
Abbreviation of location of studies: KEE

Description of the research topic:

This project studies how social insurance programs such as unemployment insurance, social security, or disability insurance influence individual labor market outcomes by setting special incentives. The research tests predictions from theoretical models using large scale administrative data and research desings based on quasi-experimental variation. Results from this research can inform policy decisions about design and reforms or social insurance systems.

Required language skills: angol
Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2022-12-31

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