Working-week flexibility: Implications for employment and productivity

Article, Research, Preprint English OPEN
Osuna, Victoria;
  • Publisher: Kiel: Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)
  • Journal: volume 8,pages1-29
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2014-7
  • Subject: FDI,Workweek,wages,employment,productivity | E24 | Workweek | J21 | FDI | employment | wages | productivity | workweek,wages,employment,productivity | E60
    • jel: jel:E24 | jel:E60 | jel:J21
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper evaluates the implications for employment, productivity and wages of allowing for more flexibility in weekly hours worked introduced in the recent Spanish labour market reform (the 2012 reform). A crucial aspect of the model will be the extent to which firms ... View more
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