Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment: New Empirical Evidence of Static and Dynamic Effects

Working Paper No. 12/64

The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes. Using a panel of 97 countries from 1985 to 2008, the results of the paper suggest that improvements in labor market flexibility have a statistically and significant negative impact on unemployment outcomes (over unemployment, youth... READ MORE...

Publication date: March 2012
ISBN 9781463938413

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Publication date: March 2012


Publication date: March 2012