Size-dependent labor regulations and structural transformation in India
AbstractWe calibrate a two-sector span-of-control model and show that size-dependent labor regulations generate the observed employment distribution across manufacturing establishments in India. We find that such regulations in manufacturing reduce productivity in agriculture and impede the process of structural transformation.
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Volume (Year): 119 (2013)
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Size-dependent policy; Structural transformation; India;
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- Wenbiao Cai & Manish Pandey, 2012. "Size-Dependent Labor Regulations and Structural Transformation in India," Departmental Working Papers 2012-03, The University of Winnipeg, Department of Economics.
- K31 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Labor Law
- O11 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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