Exploring Labor Market Institutions: A Political Economy Analysis
AbstractIn this paper, we argue that many of the rigidities that characterize European labour markets can be understood as the outcome of political influence by incumbent employees. We then empirically investigate the determinants of labour market institutions and show that the results are consistent with this view.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure) in its series DELTA Working Papers with number 96-03.
Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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LABOUR MARKET; POLITICAL ECONOMY; EUROPE; UNEMPLOYMENT; EMPLOYMENT;
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- E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
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- Ronald Schettkat, 2003.
"Institutions in the Economic Fitness Landscape: What Impact Do Welfare State Institutions Have on Economic Performance?,"
CESifo DICE Report,
Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 1(2), pages 27-33, October.
- Schettkat, Ronald, 2002. "Institutions in the economic fitness landscape: what impact do welfare state institutions have on economic performance?," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Labor Market Policy and Employment FS I 02-210, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
- Schettkat, Ronald, 2003. "Institutions in the Economic Fitness Landscape: What Impact Do Welfare State Institutions Have on Economic Performance?," IZA Discussion Papers 696, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Siebert, Horst, 1997. "Labor market rigidities and unemployment in Europe," Kiel Working Papers 787, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
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