Ties That Bind: Employment Protection and Labor Market Outcomes in Latin America
AbstractThis paper reviews the regulations governing hiring, firing, overtime work, social security contributions, minimum wages, and collective bargaining in the region, examining their impact on labor market outcomes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4118.
Date of creation: Mar 1998
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