Social Policy as a Motivation for Start-Up Subsidies: Supporting Start-Ups Out of Unemployment (Sozialpolitische Ziele Der Gründungsförderung Am Beispiel Von Gründungen Aus Der Arbeitslosigkeit)

GRÜNDUNGSFÖRDERUNG IN THEORIE UND PRAXIS, pp. 69-93, N. Irsch, P. Witt, eds., 2011

25 Pages Posted: 25 May 2011

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Jorn H. Block

University of Trier - Faculty of Management; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Management (ERIM)

Karsten Kohn

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: May, 13 2011

Abstract

Support of business start-ups is partially motivated by social policy objectives. The paper discusses these social policy objectives on a conceptual and empirical basis. Its focus is on start-ups out of unemployment. Implications for the design and the evaluation of socially motivated start-up subsidies are discussed.

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Keywords: Social Policy, Start-up Subsidies, Entrepreneurship, Unemployment

JEL Classification: J60, L26

Suggested Citation

Block, Jorn Hendrich and Kohn, Karsten, Social Policy as a Motivation for Start-Up Subsidies: Supporting Start-Ups Out of Unemployment (Sozialpolitische Ziele Der Gründungsförderung Am Beispiel Von Gründungen Aus Der Arbeitslosigkeit) (May, 13 2011). GRÜNDUNGSFÖRDERUNG IN THEORIE UND PRAXIS, pp. 69-93, N. Irsch, P. Witt, eds., 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1840384

Jorn Hendrich Block (Contact Author)

University of Trier - Faculty of Management ( email )

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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Management (ERIM) ( email )

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Karsten Kohn

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank ( email )

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics ( email )

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