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Law 191-2009 Budget Law for 2010

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Budget Law for 2010 ruled both social security system and labour market. As for the first, unemployment benefits were refunded and extended for 2010, for example within the Coordinate and Continuos Collaborations job and Project-Work. As for the latter, this Law: a) funded incentives to public and private work agencies for hiring workers with two-years (at last) contracts; b) extended the use of Temporary Agencies jobs (i.e. to person and family care services), and of Subsidiary work (i.e. to all family oriented business and to public sector undertaking retrenchment of overall expenses) /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • general fiscal
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2009 only
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Incentives to employment requires a 65 million ? investiment
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
On the side of labour market policies, this law aimed at reacting against the rise of unemployment and at extending social security /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • new/changed output and/or outcome
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits (No new output have been introduced by this Law: subsidies, tax credits and general fiscal or economic incentives are the main instruments aimed at this purpose)
Intended target group
a) unemployed and disatvantaged workers; b) all non standard workers /
Working age population
  • employment situation (unemployed; Atypical workers)
  • income level (low/medium/high) (social protection: unemployment benefits)
  • main source of income: paid work
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
Clarification of the role of various actors
INPS manages unemployment beneifits /
Intended output
  • regulation of the labour market (Regulating labour market is an intended outcome, by enhanceing labour market participation, temporary work and labour demand; decrease unemployment rates e poverty lelvel)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Regulating labour market is an intended outcome, by enhanceing labour market participation, temporary work and labour demand
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