Labour Market Adjustments in Europe

Labour Market Adjustments in Europe

By: Jarkko Turunen (editor), Claudio Michelacci (editor), Gylfi Zoega (editor), Julian Messina (editor)Hardback

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It is now widely accepted that expansionary fiscal or monetary policies alone are unlikely to help Europe's ailing economies. Solving Europe's economic problems requires reform of the economic institutions that influence economic activity and the way the economy responds to macroeconomic shocks. This volume employs novel approaches to the study of some of these institutions.

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Introduction; 1. New Monopsony, Institutions and Training; 2. Cyclicality of Real Wages in the Euro Area and OECD Countries; 3. Pension Systems, Social Transfer Programmes and the Retirement Decision in OECD Countries; 4. The Effects of Employment Protection and Product Market Regulations on the Italian Labour Market; 5. On the Determinants of Job Flows in Europe: Sectoral Factors and Institutions; 6. The Effect of Homeownership on Labour Mobility in the Netherlands; 7. The Impact of Credit Constraints on Household Formation Index.

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  • publication date: 29/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781845426095
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781845426095
  • ISBN10: 1845426096

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