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Dynamic Effects of Regulation and Deregulation in Goods and Labour Markets

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  • Pasquale Commendatore

    (Università di Napoli 'Federico II')

  • Ingrid Kubin

    (Vienna University of Economics & B.A.)

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Modern macroeconomic models with a Keynesian flavour usually involve nominal rigidities in wages and goods prices. A typical model is static and combines wage bargaining in the labour markets and monopolistic competition in the goods markets. As central policy implication it follows that deregulating labour and/or goods markets increases equilibrium employment. We reassess the consequences of deregulation in a dynamic model. It still increases employment at the fixed point, which corresponds to the static equilibrium solution. However, deregulation may also lead to stability loss and endogenous fluctuations.

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  • Pasquale Commendatore & Ingrid Kubin, 2005. "Dynamic Effects of Regulation and Deregulation in Goods and Labour Markets," Working Papers geewp49, Vienna University of Economics and Business Research Group: Growth and Employment in Europe: Sustainability and Competitiveness.
  • Handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwgee:geewp49
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    Labour and goods markets deregulation; monopolistic competition; business cycles;
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    • E1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models

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