The Role of Works Councils for Severance Payments

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Grund, Christian; Martin, Johannes;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Subject: works councils | J63 | severance pay | J65 | J53 | dismissals | layoffs | plant closings
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: humanities | health care economics and organizations | macromolecular substances

Using representative German employee data, we analyse the role of works councils for the incidence of severance payments subsequent to dismissals. While there is a positive relation with severance payments after those dismissals which stem from plant closings, the incid... View more
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