Labour Markets and Income Inequality: What Are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?
AbstractThis paper looks at some of the labour market outcomes of the economic reform policies in terms of inequality. The paper argues that labour market policies, regulations and institutions have at least three goals, improving allocative efficiency, improving dynamic efficiency and improving or maintaining a sense of equity and social justice among labour force participants.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 209.
Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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LABOUR MARKET ; ECONOMIC REFORM ; EMPLOYMENT;
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