Unemployment and Labor Market Institutions: The Failure of the Empirical Case for Deregulation
Publication Date: September 2004
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Welfare; Labor markets; Flexible wages
Coverage: United States
This paper examines the evidence that labor market protections explain the pattern of unemployment across the developed world since the 1960s. It was published as Working Paper 2004-4 of the Center for Economic Policy Analysis of New School University.