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Employment and distributional effects of restricting working time

  • Marimon, Ramon
  • Zilibotti, Fabrizio

The authors study the employment and distributional effects of regulating (reducing) working time in a general equilibrium model with search-matching frictions.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 44 (2000)
Issue (Month): 7 (June)
Pages: 1291-1326

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