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OECD Employment Outlook 2004 Edition: Employment Protection Regulation and Labour Market Performance

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There has been heated policy debate on the costs and benefits of regulations governing dismissals and other features of employment protection. The key issue is how to keep a balance between the need for firms to adapt to ever‐changing market conditions on the one hand, and workers' employment security on the other. Do employment protection regulations have an impact on firms' hiring and firing decisions and is this impact different across demographic groups? Do such regulations explain the high incidence of temporary work recorded in certain countries? How to instil labour market dynamism while also protecting workers against job and income loss? ...
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Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2004-07-01

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