The Effectiveness of Temporary Extra Jobs and Short-Term Training Programs

  • Thomas Walter
Part of the ZEW Economic Studies book series (ZEW, volume 46)


Besides a more intensive monitoring of job search efforts with the potential imposition of benefit sanctions, the principle of “supporting and demanding” (Fördern und Fordern) also requires that welfare agencies do everything in their power to increase the employability of welfare recipients and, thereby, to increase their employment chances.


Propensity Score Migration Background Welfare Recipient Female Immigrant Aptitude Test 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Walter
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  1. 1.Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)MannheimGermany

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