The (New) OECD Jobs Study: Introduction and Assessment

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Alfred Stiglbauer;
(2006)
  • Subject: Jobs study, Unemployment, Labor market institutions, Labor market regulation
    • jel: jel:J60 | jel:E24 | jel:J50

In 1994, the OECD presented the Jobs Study analyzing the causes of high unemployment in Europe. The study identified inappropriate labor market regulations and legislation as a key determinant of high unemployment. The OECD recommended deregulation and liberalization of... View more
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