Finland : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 6, 2007

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper investigates the possible contribution of activation strategies—in a broad sense—to improve employment rates in Finland. It summarizes recent labor market developments in Finland, and investigates respectively the limitation of current unemployment and disability benefit schemes. The paper identifies possible strategies to activate recipients, and focuses on strategies to boost youth employment rates. The paper also discusses the possibility of using in-work benefit systems to create incentives to work at the low-skilled end of the labor market.

Series:

Country Report No. 07/278

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 6, 2007

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451813272/1934-7685

Stock No:

1FINEA2007001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

37

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