Amelie Schiprowski is a Resident Research Affiliate at IZA and a member of the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. She studied Economics at Sciences Po Paris, Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE and is completing her Phd thesis at the University of Potsdam.

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IZA Discussion Paper No. 11040

Caseworkers are the main human resource used to provide social services. This paper asks if, and how much, caseworkers matter for the outcomes of unemployed individuals. Using large-scale administrative data, I exploit exogenous variation in unplanned absences among Swiss UI caseworkers. I find that individuals who lose an early meeting...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10353

Enforcing the compliance with job search obligations is a core task of conditional benefit systems like unemployment insurance (UI) or welfare. For targeted policy design, it is key to understand how the enforcement regime affects job search outcomes. This paper provides first estimates that separately identify the effects of increasing...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8951

Job search requirements constrain the effort choice of unemployment insurance recipients by enforcing a minimum number of monthly applications. This paper is the first to assess how individual search effort, job finding and job stability react to this constraint. Standard job search theory predicts that requirements affect each job seeker...

IZA Research Report No. 71
Summary report of three scientific studies; mandated by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Bonn 2016 (100 pages)
IZA Research Report No. 70
Report based on a study conducted for the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Bonn 2015 (154 pages), overview article published in: Die Volkswirtschaft, 12/2015, 50-53 (German | French)
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