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Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Marino Regini (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It reviews the different national approaches to flexibility and deregulation, and examines their impact on unemployment structure and ... More


Italy: The Long Times of Consensual Re‐Regulation

Manuela Samek Lodovici

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:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines labour market regulation in Italy. It highlights the risks associated with excessive regulation of employment relations: the development of a highly segmented market, exclusion ... 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


Sweden and Denmark Defending the Welfare State

Mats Benner and Torben Bundgaard Vad

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The very generous, service‐oriented ‘social–democratic’ welfare states in Sweden and Denmark did consistently achieve higher levels of overall employment, extremely high levels of public services, ... More


Germany: A Regulated Flexibility

Susanne Fuchs and Ronald Schettkat

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:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines labour market regulation in Germany. It argues that there is no clear evidence to support claims that labour laws reduced the flexibility of the labour market. Although ... 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


The Spanish Experiment: Pros and Cons of Flexibility at the Margin

Luis Toharia and Miguel A. Malo

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:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Spanish government’s introduction of ‘flexibility at the margin’ on employment and unemployment. This change affected the economy’s capacity to create jobs. It ... More


Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy

David Howell (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165845
eISBN:
9780199835515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Much of Europe remains plagued by high levels of unemployment. Fighting Unemployment critically assesses the widely accepted view that the culprit is excessive labor market regulation and overly ... More


Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book deals with the development of employment legislation and policy in the United Kingdom during the period from the early 1990s until 2006. The core of the work consists of a critical analysis ... More


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

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries. Individual chapters describe the educational background of young people ... More


The structure of labour market entry in Europe: a typological analysi s

Markus Gangl

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Scrutinizes the notion that patterns of school-to-work transitions in Europe can be characterized by a dichotomy between an occupational labour market (OLM) model, where entry jobs are closely linked ... More


Competition, Capabilities and Rights

Simon Deakin and Frank Wilkinson

in The Law of the Labour Market: Industrialization, Employment, and Legal Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198152811
eISBN:
9780191673153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152811.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the question of what an effective rationale might be for the present state of labour market regulation, and for its future development. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


Conclusions

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen and Marino Regini

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:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a synthesis of the findings in this volume on the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It argues that Europe is not homogeneous, that regulation affects structure and not ... More


The economics of labour market regulation

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores legal and economic debates on labour market regulation and the proper role for the law in governing markets, in particular, focusing on the question ‘where the boundary line ... 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 Broad Idea of Labour Law: Industrial Policy, Labour Market Regulation, and Decent Work

John Howe

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter re-states the case for a broader interpretation of the traditional subject matter and purpose of labour law based on a labour market perspective of the subject, and seeks to locate ... More


Labor Market Regulation and Reform in Greece1

Antigone Lyberaki, Costas Meghir, and Daphne Nicolitsas

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter describes the regulatory framework in Greece at the time of the crisis and the way it has evolved since. It then reviews the theoretical and empirical literature relating to labor market ... More


Labor Market Regulation and Employment in the Caribbean

Andrew S. Downes, Nlandu Mamingi, and Rose-marie Belle Antoine

in Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The challenge for policymakers is to design a regulatory system that minimizes the additional labor (i.e., adjustment) costs to employers while protecting the socioeconomic welfare of workers in the ... More


Labour Market Regulations and Growth

Oleg Badunenko

in The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter builds a model in which labour market regulations influence labour productivity growth through labour markets. The model decomposes labour productivity growth into components ... More


The Third Function of Labour Law: Distributing Labour Market Opportunities among Workers

Guy Mundlak

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

In addition to the conventional emphasis on labour law's function in distributing power between labour and capital, labour law is argued to influence the distribution of rents, power, rights, ... More


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