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Two years subsidies corresponding to the social security contributions for the recruited unemployed.

Country of implementation
Greece
General short description of the innovation
The aim of the programme is to create new part-time and full time jobs by subsidizing part of the wage cost which represents the social security contributions when the employed persons are unemployed and they are recruited by private companies.
Target group
Young
Policy Field
  • equal opportunities
  • wage
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2009-2013
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: temporary
  • Budgets: 170,940,000.00
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 25
  • Spatial coverage: national
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
short-term
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • dualisation
Type of innovation
  • new form of policy implementation/delivery
New outputs
  • governance
  • subsidies/tax-credits
  • wages
Intended target group
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body (Insurance Funds, Employment Services )
  • central state
Intended output
  • subsidies/tax-credits
  • wages
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Minimum impact as the beneficiaries are a few in comparison to the unemployment rates /
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