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Analysis of employment protection laws and unemployment benefits

  • Chung, Yoon-Kyung
  • Jeong, Jinook

Abtract This paper presents an empirical model that analyzes the relationship between Employment protection legislation and unemployment benefits. We emphasize the censoring and arbitrary weights problems and propose an alternative method that resolves both problems simultaneously.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 144-146

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:99:y:2008:i:1:p:144-146
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