Structural Issues in the Japanese Labor Market: An Era of Variety, Equity, and Efficiency or an Era of Bipolarization?
AbstractThis paper describes several structural changes in the Japanese labor market and related institutional factors with special emphasis on the labor supplies of part-time workers and discouraged workers. We also discuss necessary reforms in the labor market and some implications of such structural changes on the conduct of monetary policy.
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Volume (Year): 19 (2001)
Issue (Month): S1 (February)
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