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Labour Market Institutions and Technological Employment

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  • ARNAUD CHÉRON
  • FRANCOIS LANGOT
  • EVA MORENO‐GALBIS

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Our paper seeks to gain insights into the effect of labour market institutions on the dynamics of the labour market during the diffusion process of new technologies. We develop an endogenous job destruction matching framework, with heterogeneous workers, where the segmentation of the labour market between workers having the required ability to do a technological job and the rest of the workers is endogenous. The dynamics of this segmentation may follow a monotonous decreasing path or a non-monotonous U‐shaped path depending on the unemployment benefit system. If benefits are generous, we are in the U‐shaped case.

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Article provided by London School of Economics and Political Science in its journal Economica.

Volume (Year): 78 (2011)
Issue (Month): 309 (January)
Pages: 159-186

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Handle: RePEc:bla:econom:v:78:y:2011:i:309:p:159-186

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Cited by:
  1. Eva Moreno-Galbis & Thepthida Sopraseuth, 2012. "Job Polarization in Aging Economies," Working Papers halshs-00856173, HAL.
  2. Stéphane Adjemian & François Langot & Coralia Quintero-Rojas, 2010. "How do Labor Market Institutions affect the Link between Growth and Unemployment: the case of the European countries," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 7(2), pages 347-371, December.

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