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The effect of unfair dismissal laws on small and medium sized businesses


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  • Harding, Don


Evidence from a survey of 1800 small and medium sized businesses is assembled to provide estimates of the effect on employment of unfair dismissal laws. The report also provides a discussion of the evidence on the welfare effects of unfair dismissal laws.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 43.

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Date of creation: 29 Oct 2002
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:43

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Keywords: Unfair dismissal; survey; employment;

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Cited by:
  1. Oslington, Paul & Freyens, Ben, 2005. "Dismissal Costs and their Impact on Employment: Evidence from Australian Small and Medium Enterprises," MPRA Paper 961, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Productivity Commission, 2006. "The Role of Non-Traditional Work in the Australian Labour Market," Research Papers, Productivity Commission, Government of Australia 0601, Productivity Commission, Government of Australia.
  3. Harding, Don, 2005. "Identifying and measuring the economic effects of unfair dismissal laws," MPRA Paper 3700, University Library of Munich, Germany.


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