Publications of the Project: Optimal Income Transfer Programmes and Employment in an Ageing Society - Britain and Germany Compared 

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Diskussionspapiere 641 / 2006

Making Work Pay for the Elderly Unemployed: Evaluating Alternative Policy Reforms for Germany

We evaluate three policy reforms targeted at older unemployed people: (i) an hourly wage subsidy, (ii) an in-work credit, and (iii) a subsidy of social security contributions on low wages. The work incentive, labour supply and welfare effects of these hypothetical reforms are analysed on the basis of a detailed micro-simulation model for Germany which includes a structural household labour supply model. ...

2006| Peter Haan, Viktor Steiner
Diskussionspapiere 555 / 2006

Apply with Caution: Introducing UK-Style In-work Support in Germany

Estimates of labour supply effects of recent UK reforms in the area of direct taxes and benefits show that policy can have significant influence on the level of employment. We confirm this in a simulation of in-work support system introduced into the German tax and benefit system. Our simulation results suggest that introducing in-work Tax Credits in Germany would increase employment of single individuals ...

2006| Peter Haan, Michal Myck
Monographien

Optimal In-Work Support and Employment in Ageing Societies: Britain and Germany Compared

London: Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, 2007, 46 S. | Richard Blundell, Mike Brewer, James Browne, Peter Haan, Michal Myck, Viktor Steiner
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Making Work Pay for the Elderly Unemployed: Evaluating Alternative Policy Reforms for Germany

We evaluate three policy reforms targeted at older unemployed people: (i) an hourly wage subsidy, (ii) an in-work credit, and (iii) an employment bonus in the form of subsidized social security contributions on low wages. The work-incentive, labor-supply, and welfare effects of these policy reforms are analyzed on the basis of a behavioral microsimulation model for Germany. We find that the simulated ...

In: Finanzarchiv 64 (2008), 3, S. 380-402 | Peter Haan, Viktor Steiner
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Apply with Caution: Introducing UK-Style In-Work Support in Germany

Estimates of the labour supply effects of recent UK reforms in the area of direct taxes and benefits show that policy can have significant influence on the level of employment. We confirm this in a simulation of an in-work support system introduced into the German tax and benefit system. Our simulation results suggest that introducing in-work tax credits in Germany would increase the employment of ...

In: Fiscal Studies 28 (2007), 1, S. 43-72 | Peter Haan, Michal Myck
Monographien

Making Work Pay for the Elderly Unemployed: Evaluating Alternative Policy Reforms for Germany

Bonn: IZA, 2006, 26 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 2424)
| Peter Haan, Viktor Steiner
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