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Lernen von anderen Ländern: Zum internationalen Vergleich und Transfer von Arbeitsmarktinstitutionen

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  • Wolfgang Ochel

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International comparisons of labour market institutions and their transfer across boundaries have gained in importance. The paper deals with the question of the best way to proceed in making such comparisons. At the same time the question of the possibilities and limits to institutional transfer is addressed. On the one hand, competition between systems may oblige governments to adopt institutions of other countries. On the other hand, inflexibilities resulting from path dependency, political constraints on decision-making processes and/or powerful domestic interest groups can impede the transfer of institutions. Copyright Verein für Socialpolitik und Blackwell Publishers Ltd, 2004

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Volume (Year): 5 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (05)
Pages: 139-158

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Handle: RePEc:bla:perwir:v:5:y:2004:i:2:p:139-158

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Cited by:
  1. Wolfgang Pointner, 2006. "Employment Protection Regulations and Their Impact on Employment," Monetary Policy & the Economy, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank), issue 3, pages 44–57.
  2. Wolfgang Ochel, 2004. "Learning from abroad: Chances and limitations of transferring Institutions," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 2(4), pages 44-53, 01.
  3. Wolfgang Ochel & Oliver Röhn, 2008. "Indikatorenbasierte Länderrankings," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9(2), pages 226-251, 05.

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