The European Centre in the Austrian newspapers

DATE

2017/10/09

Related to the report ‘Simulation of an application of the Hartz-IV reform in Austria’ commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finances, which presents the fiscal implications together with the distributional effects and the impact on risk of poverty of a similar reform in Austria, Michael Fuchs was interviewed on the potential fiscal, distributional and labour market related effects of Hartz IV in Austria, on consequences for current receivers of unemployment assistance and on the (dis)harmonisation of minimum income benefit in the Austrian Federal States.