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Corporative cartels and challenges to European labour market models

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  • Karlson, Nils

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    (The Ratio Institute)

  • Lindberg, Henrik

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    (The Ratio Institute)

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    Abstract We propose that one of the main causes of shortcomings in European labour markets is the existence of corporative cartels, through which the state has delegated various forms of regulatory power to employers and employees that act as cartels. Analysis indicates that these cartel arrangements are not in the interest of labour because they are hard to combine with the demands of a modern and knowledge-based economy. Hence, a modernization of European labour market models is needed.

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    Paper provided by The Ratio Institute in its series Ratio Working Papers with number 193.

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    Length: 18 pages
    Date of creation: 12 Nov 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:ratioi:0193

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    Keywords: labour market models; corporatism; cartels; job creation;

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