We will discuss unemployment and the effect it has on people. Then proceed to consider what affects the job search and acceptance decision and what we can learn about effects of labor market policies like unemployment insurance schemes.
Christian Haefke is Professor of Economics at New York University Abu Dhabi. Christian Haefke’s research interests lie in labor markets and applied econometrics. He is working on the reconciliation of results in labor and macroeconomics and strives to further communication across these two fields.