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Author:Ana Luiza Neves de Holanda Barbosa, Miguel Nathan Foguel, Charlotte Bilo
Subject: Employment Policies
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Abstract: "The main objectives of passive employment policies are to guarantee a certain level of consumption and well-being and to improve the match between employers and workers. In most countries, the unemployment protection system comprises one or more of the following programmes: (i) unemployment insurance: a general fund which makes a certain number of payments calculated on the basis of the (average) previous salary; ii) severance pay: paid by the company after the dismissal of the employee, usually calculated based on the previous salary and the duration of employment in the company; and iii) unemployment individual savings accounts (UISAs): individual mandatory savings accumulated over the period of employment in the company and accessed by the employee after dismissal". (...)

keywords: Comparative, analysis, effects, unemployment, insurance, savings, accounts, labour, market
Date Publication: 12/14/2017 - 08:04
Type/Issue: One Pager / 371
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English