publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Inequalities in European Labour Markets between Insiders and Outsiders: Employment Protection Legislation and its Relation to Unemployment. Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Bennett, Jenny;
Open Access German
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The dissertation deals with social inequalitiy between insiders and outsiders in Europe and its relation to employment protection legislation. In this regard, it focuses particularly on differences in unemployment. The dissertation is cumulative and captures four different empirical studies each highlighting specific aspects in this contexts. The studies provide insights on inequalities between skill groups, men and women and elderly with different employment biographies. On the basis of the insider-outsider theory of Lindbeck and Snower it was assumed that the relaxation of employment protection legislation should lead to a reduction of social inequality. Howev...
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1.1 Theoretical background: the insider-outsider theory...................................................12

1.2 Operationalization of employment protection legislation ............................................15

1.3 Employment protection legislation in Europe .............................................................20

1.4 Organization of the dissertation..................................................................................23

2. Ungleichheiten auf dem Arbeitsmarkt aufgrund von Bildungsunterschieden und

die Rolle der Arbeitsmarktderegulierung.....................................................................31

2.2 Theoretische Überlegungen .......................................................................................33

3. Skill-specific unemployment risks: Employment protection legislation and

technological progress..................................................................................................63

4.2 Previous research and theory ....................................................................................93

4.2.1 Individual employment history .........................................................................93

4.2.2 Retirement-related policies..............................................................................95

4.2.3 Employment-related policies ...........................................................................97

6.2 Theoretical contribution ............................................................................................147

Addison, J. T./Teixeira P. (2001) The economics of employment protection, in: IZA DP No. 381

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