Reforming Europe's Labour Market: Political Issues
AbstractIn this paper we study the political issues associated with reform in the European labour market. We first discuss the role played by labour market rigidities in European society, and argue that reform is a difficult task because many regulations and rigidities benefit the majority of the employed. We conclude by analysing possible strategies for successful labour market reform.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure) in its series DELTA Working Papers with number 95-16.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 1995
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Publication status: Published in C.Drager, P.Pissula, and A.Wass von Czege, eds., More competition, more jobs: is full employment an illusion?, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 1996, pp. 233-244
LABOUR MARKET; ECONOMIC REFORM;
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- Saint-Paul, Gilles, 1995. "Reforming Europe's Labour Market: Political Issues," CEPR Discussion Papers 1223, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- D78 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Positive Analysis of Policy Formulation and Implementation
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
- J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy
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- Loïc Cadiou & Stéphanie Guichard & Mathilde Maurel, 2000. "Disparités institutionnelles et flexibilité des marchés du travail dans l’UE," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/711, Sciences Po.
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