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Subsidized employment in Local (municipal ) and regional administration of first and second grade (Municipalities and Regions), in order to hire 5,000 unemployed aged 55-64 years old

Country of implementation
Greece
General short description of the innovation
The aim of the programme is to subsidize the employment of 5,000 unemployed aged 55-64 years old.
Target group
Older Workers
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2011-2013
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: temporary
  • Budgets: 75,000,000
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 5
  • Spatial coverage: national
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
short term perspective but with programmatic implications as is enforced a strong replacement effect( the same period there are many dismisses in local and regional public services)
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • governance
  • services
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended target group
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
  • municipal government
  • regional government
Intended output
  • governance
  • services
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Sustainment of a limited number of aged workers in the formal employment by assisting their entitlements as insured workers.
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