Labor market rigidity and the success of economic reforms across more than one hundred countries

Labor market policies and institutions affect the success of economic reform but probably more for political than for economic reasons. Growth appears not to be hurt by minimum wages and mandatory benefits. But the relative size of organized labor (in government and elsewhere) is crucial

Main Author: Forteza, Alvaro
Corporate Author: World Bank Development Research Group
Other Authors: Rama, Martín
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C World Bank 2001, 2001
Series:Policy research working paper
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Summary:Labor market policies and institutions affect the success of economic reform but probably more for political than for economic reasons. Growth appears not to be hurt by minimum wages and mandatory benefits. But the relative size of organized labor (in government and elsewhere) is crucial
Item Description:"January 2001"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-35). - Title from title screen as viewed on Sept. 24, 2002
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