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Employment Patterns in OECD Countries.

Abstract:

This paper studies the dynamics of labour demand and the determinants of employment rates across the OECD. We find: (i) labour demand adjusts less rapidly when employment protection is more strict and union density is higher; (ii) there is no evidence that overall job turnover is influenced by employment protection; (iii) union density and coverage are negatively related to employment/population ratios, although this effect can be entirely offset by coordination; (iv) strict employment protec...

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Publisher:
Centre for Economic Performance, LSE,
Series:
CEP Discussion Papers
Host title:
CEP Discussion Papers
Publication date:
2000-01-01
Language:
English
UUID:
uuid:5a99ed44-3438-4149-ab68-52795e924ab3
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11803
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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