Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages: Evidence from Administrative Data
NBER Working Paper No. 23406
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For very helpful comments, we thank Jerome Adda, Philippe Aghion, Patrick Arni, Gary Chamberlain, Raj Chetty, David Cutler, Simon Jaeger, Xavier Jaravel, Lawrence Katz, Camille Landais, Rocco Macchiavello, Andreas Mueller, Nicola Pavoni, Barbara Petrongolo, Arne Uhlendorff, and seminar participants at Bocconi, CBS, CEPR/IZA ALES 2016, CREST, ECB/CEPR labor workshop 2016, Harvard Labor Lunch, HKS, FBK-IRVAPP, INSEAD, JRC, PSE and TSE. We also thank the organizers of the TransAtlantic Public Economics Seminars on Social Insurance (TAPES 2016): Roger Gordon, Andreas Peichl and Jim Poterba. We are grateful to Pole Emploi, and in particular Anita Bonnet, for letting us access their data. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Pole Emploi. We gratefully acknowledge financial support from la Chaire de Securisation des Parcours Professionnels. Thomas Le Barbanchon is an IGIER and CEPR affiliate. All remaining errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.