Employment protection legislation; lessons from theoretical and empirical studies for the Dutch case
AbstractEmployment protection is a hotly debated topic. In this document we review the theoretical and empirical studies on the impact of employment protection. Subsequently, we confront the findings of these studies with the Dutch setup, and consider a number of reform options.
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