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Mechanisms for the Formulation and Implementation of Employment Policy in Argentina


  • Bertranou, Fabio


The paper identifies and assesses the mechanisms used to formulate and to implement the employment policy in Argentina. Specifically, it investigates the range of factors that have had a direct or indirect effect on determining the institutional organization surrounding such policies, as well as the context in which the mechanisms of employment policy have been developed. It also reviews the structure of employment policy and how it functions, as well as the main challenges to its consolidation as a component of a development strategy. The following factors are identified and described: a) mechanisms for tripartite coordination and coordination across jurisdictions and sectors; b) pillars essential to supporting employment policy, such as inspection, vocational education and training, and public employment services, as well as information, management and assessment systems; and c) accountability mechanisms.

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  • Bertranou, Fabio, 2014. "Mechanisms for the Formulation and Implementation of Employment Policy in Argentina," MPRA Paper 53342, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:53342

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    1. Bertranou, Fabio & Casanova, Luis & Sarabia, Marianela, 2013. "How, Why and in What Sectors Employment Informality Decreased in Argentina from 2003 to 2012," MPRA Paper 47467, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    employment policy; labor institutions; coordination mechanisms;

    JEL classification:

    • J5 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
    • J8 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards
    • J88 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Public Policy
    • P41 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform

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