Progressive educational policies can keep unemployment low – the Danish case

Policy Brief

27/01/2016

Many critics of active labor market policies in Denmark argue that the educational programs within active labour market policies (ALMP) do not work, i.e. they do not get unemployed back to work. Study results, however, show that if educational programs aim towards specific job types, they have a positive effect on employment. This policy viewpoint discusses different approaches and their outcomes.

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