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Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

David Rueda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The analysis in this book disputes entrenched interpretations of the comparative political economy of industrialized democracies. It questions, in particular, the widely-held assumption that social ... More


Who Is Harmed by Labour Market Regulations? Quantitative Evidence *

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of labour market regulation in Europe. It shows that regulation slows down flows out of unemployment, and contributes to the unemployment problem among young and ... More


The Relationship between Partisan Government and Policy: An Analysis of OECD Data

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The previous chapters have shown that in the presence of insider-outsider conflict, social democratic governments will promote insider policies regardless of the consequences for outsiders. However, ... More


Partisan Government and Employment Protection

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the relationship between government partisanship and employment protection in Spain, the Netherlands, and the UK since 1970. The analysis of the Spanish case shows that the ... More


Managing Divergent Employment Dilemmas

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The macroscopic changes to post‐industrial employment that were examined in the previous chapter are unlikely to affect all nations similarly. Job loss through de‐industrialization, e.g., will be ... More


Employment Protection

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter studies the political support for employment protection. It is shown to be stronger, the larger the employed's rents. Another result is that if employment protection is the sole ... More


The integration of young people into the labour market: the role of training systems and labour market regulation

Rolf K. W. van der Velden and Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The integration of young people into the labour market differs considerably between countries. In some countries, young people are smoothly integrated into the labour market, while in others they ... More


Governments and Policy: The Insider–Outsider Partisanship Model

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the transformations in party strategies that result from new voter demands and political-economic conditions. It presents a model that attempts to put together two important but ... More


The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Gilles Saint-Paul

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most economists think that unemployment is high in Europe because of rigid labour market institutions such as minimum wages, unemployment benefits, and employment protection. The book develops a ... More


 Employment Performance and Labor Market Institutions: The Case of Spain

Rafael Muñoz de Bustillo Llorente

in Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165845
eISBN:
9780199835515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165845.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

From a stunning 23.9% in 1994, Spain’s unemployment rate fell to 13% in 2001. In this chapter, Bustillo challenges the conventional views that the main culprits of Spain’s high unemployment were ... More


Insiders, Outsiders, Partisanship, and Policy: Concluding Remarks

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a summary of the book's main findings and offers some final thoughts. It shows that insider-outsider politics have become an important part of any adequate account of social ... More


 Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: Assessment of the Cross‐Country Evidence

Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David R. Howell, and John Schmitt

in Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165845
eISBN:
9780199835515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165845.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 3 takes up the question of the robustness of the cross-country evidence for the orthodox claim that labor market institutions explain the pattern of unemployment across the affluent ... More


Labour Market Institutions and Income Inequality: What are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?

Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Looks at some of the labour market outcomes of recent economic reforms. The extent to which labour market institutions affect the relationship between reform policies and income inequality remains ... More


The Scope of Free Speech at Work

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the extent to which one human right in particular, the right to freedom of expression, should be given protection within the sphere of work. It seeks to create a model for ... More


Adjustment Costs in the Labor Market

Fabio-Cesare Bagliano and Giuseppe Bertola

in Models for Dynamic Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266821
eISBN:
9780191601606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266824.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Focusses on how uncertainty may be treated simply in a Markov chain environment where shocks occur with given probabilities across a well‐defined and stable set of possible states. Applications to ... More


Freedom of Speech and Dismissal

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the extent to which these various provisions provide adequate employment protection for free speech. Employees who exercise the right to free speech about work may well find ... More


The Determinants of Highly Skilled Migration: Evidence from OECD Countries 1980–2005

Herbert Brücker, Simone Bertoli, Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Giovanni Peri

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

The goal of this chapter is to analyse how geographical, legal, institutional, and economic factors affect the scale of immigration and the skill composition of the immigrant population. A ... More


Japanese and Korean Labor Markets and Social Protections in Comparative Perspective

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter details three key institutional aspects of the labor market and social protection—employment protection, industrial relations and wage bargaining, and social protection programs—in Japan ... More


The Politics of Labor Market Reform in Hard Times

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the institutional arrangements of the labor market to explain the political process and outcome of labor market reform. Under the institutionalized practices of employment ... More


Japan: Liberalization for Outsiders, Protection for Insiders

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the political processes and outcomes of Japan's labor market reform over the past two decades. During this time, Japan has adopted more market-oriented principles in the labor ... More


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