OECD Economic Studies

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Frequency :
Semiannual
ISSN :
1609-7491 (online)
ISSN :
0255-0822 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/16097491
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OECD Economic Studies is the twice-yearly journal of the OECD Economics Department. It features articles in the area of applied macroeconomics and statistical analysis, generally with an international or cross-country dimension. Articles are derived from work of the Organization’s intergovernmental committees, including areas of work outside the Economics Department’s focus. Now published as a part of the OECD Journal.

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Publication Date :
26 Apr 2000
DOI :
10.1787/eco_studies-v2000-2-en
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OECD Economic Studies is the journal of the Economics Department of the OECD. It features articles in the area of applied macroeconomics and statistical analysis, generally with an international or cross-country dimension. This issue features articles on labour market policies.

Table of Contents

-What Do We Know About Policies to Make Work Pay? by Mark Pearson and Stefano Scarpetta
-Not Perfect, But Still Pretty Good: The EITC and Other Policies to Support the U.S. Low-Wage Labour Market. by V. Joseph Hotz and Johan Karl Scholz
-Experimental Evidence on the Use of Earning Supplements as a Strategy to "Make Work Pay." by John Greenwood and Jean-Pierre Voyer
-The Family Credit System and Working Families Tax Credit in the United Kingdom by Andrew Dilnot and Julian McCrae. The new U.K. tax credit will be effective in reducing in-work poverty.
-The Importance of Inclusion and the Power of Job Subsidies to Increase It by Edmund S. Phelps.
-Payroll Tax Reductions for the Low Paid by Jean-Paul Fitoussi.
-The Use of Wage Floors as Policy Tools by Paul Gregg.
-Eligibility Criteria for Unemployment Benefits by David Grubb.
-Policy Choices and Interactions with Existing Instruments by Giuseppe Bertola.