The Role of the Labour Market
AbstractThis paper reviews the accumulated theory and evidence on the sources of European underperformance in terms of economic growth and unemployment. It takes the view that the main problem lies with labor market institutions, ranging from negotiation structures to hiring and firing costs, unemployment benefits, minimum wages and taxation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Warwick - Development Economics Research Centre in its series Papers with number 8.
Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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LABOUR MARKET ; ECONOMIC GROWTH ; UNEMPLOYMENT;
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- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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"Model-based indicators of labour market rigidity,"
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0057, European Central Bank.
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