Labour Rigidities and the Performance of the French Economy
AbstractIn this paper we analyze the performance of the French economy in light of the labour market regulations that prevail in this country. We argue that, due to such regulation, the French economy is locked at a high unemployment trap with low labour mobility and low sectorial reallocation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure) in its series DELTA Working Papers with number 96-01.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Publication status: Published in Horst Siebert, ed. Sectoral Structural Change and Labor Market Flexibility: Experience in Selected OECD Economies, T�bingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1997, pp. 29-50
LABOUR MARKET; FRANCE; UNEMPLOYMENT;
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