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El costo de la regulación de la estabilidad laboral: elementos de juicio de los mercados laborales latinoamericanos

  • Carmen Pagés-Serra

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  • James J. Heckman

(Disponible en idioma inglés únicamente) En este trabajo se documenta el elevado nivel de protección contra la inestabilidad laboral en mercados laborales latinoamericanos y se analizan sus repercusiones sobre el empleo. Los autores muestran que las políticas de estabilidad laboral tienen un efecto considerable sobre el nivel y la distribución del empleo en América Latina. Esas políticas reducen el empleo y promueven la desigualdad. La organización institucional del mercado laboral incide tanto en el empleo como en la desigualdad.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4228.

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