Are Protective Labor Market Institutions Really at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Perspective
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Trade unions; Labor markets; Home ownership
This report debunks the myth that labor market protections, such as unions and unemployment benefits, are responsible for high European unemployment rates. This is a working paper version of an article published in Capitalism and Society. As published in Capitalism and Society: http://www.bepress.com/cas/vol2/iss1/art1/.