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Does employment protection inhibit labor market flexibility?

Katharine G. Abraham

Does employment protection inhibit labor market flexibility?

lessons from Germany, France and Belgium

by Katharine G. Abraham

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Job security -- Law and legislation -- Germany.,
  • Job security -- Law and legislation -- France.,
  • Job security -- Law and legislation -- Belgium.,
  • Labor market -- Effect of labor laws and legislation on.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKatherine G. Abraham, Susan S. Housman.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4390, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4390.
    ContributionsHouseman, Susan N., 1956-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26, [32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22436336M

    Employment tribunals or labor courts are responsible for enforcing employment protection legislation and adjudicating rights-based disputes between employers and employees. Claim numbers are high and, in Great Britain, have been rising, affecting both administrative costs and economic competitiveness. Labour market flexibility. Labour market flexibility refers to the willingness and ability of labour to respond to changes in market conditions, including changes in the demand for labour and the wage market flexibility is an important aspect of how labour markets function to adjust supply to demand. Labour market flexibility is central to the supply-side of the macro-economy, and.

    1. Recent Labour Market Developments and Prospects - Special focus on the quality of part-time jobs 2. Employment Protection and Labour Market Performance 3. Training of Adult Workers in OECD Countries: Measurement and Analysis 4. New Enterprise Work Practices and their Labour Market Implications. employment outlook 1. FLEXIBILITY, EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR MARKET REFORMS IN INDIA Alakh N. Sharma There is intense debate on labour market reforms in India today. It is argued that but for the restrictive labour legislation that creates inflexibility in the labour market, the Indian economy would have experienced a higher growth of employment.

    “ Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? ” In Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility. Rebecca, Blank, ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. American Civil Liberties Union Pamphlet. Rights in the Workplace. New York, N.Y. By affecting these flow rates, labor-market institutions and policies influence both short- and long-term unemployment rates. In every labor market, workers and firms are regulated by institutions and policies that affect these flow rates, such as minimum wages, unemployment insurance, severance pay, advance notice, labor taxes, and so on.


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Does employment protection inhibit labor market flexibility? by Katharine G. Abraham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium Katharine G. Abraham, Susan N.

Houseman. Chapter in NBER book Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off. (), Rebecca M. Blank (p. 59 - 94) Conference held DecemberGet this from a library. Does employment protection inhibit labor market flexibility?: lessons from Germany, France and Belgium.

[Katharine G Abraham; Susan N Houseman; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. 65 Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. lengthened the allowable duration of fixed-term contracts to eighteen months and to twenty-four months for new small businesses.

German workers who are laid off are eligible to collect unemployment insur-ance benefits. The payroll tax that finances these benefits is not experience.

Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium Laws in most Western European countries give workers strong job rights, including the right to advance notice of layoff and the right to severance pay or other compensation if laid off.

"Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, in: Rebecca M.

Blank (ed.), Social Protection Versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-off?, pagesW.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. DOES EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION INHIBIT LABOR MARKET FLEXIBILITY.

LESSONS FROM GERMANY, FRANCE AND BELGIUM Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N.

Houseman December Revised March Katharine Abraham is professor of economics at the University of Maryland and a research associate of the NBER. Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium Article (PDF Available) January with 68 Reads.

Employment protection legislation (EPL) includes all types of employment protection measures, whether grounded primarily in legislation, court rulings, collectively bargained conditions of employment, or customary practice.

The term is common among circles of ment protection refers both to regulations concerning hiring (e.g. rules favouring disadvantaged groups, conditions for. BibTeX @INPROCEEDINGS{Abraham94doesemployment, author = {Katharine G.

Abraham and Susan N. Houseman}, title = {Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility: Lessons}, booktitle = {Protection Versus Economic Flexibility: Is There A Tradeoff}, year = {}, publisher = {University of Chicago Press}}.

Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility. Lessons from Germany, France and Belgium strong job security need not inhibit employer adjustment to changingmarket, flexibility, Europe, France, Belgium, Germany, Abraham, Houseman Worker Adjustment in a Changing Labor Market.

Job Security in. Laws in most West European countries give workers strong job rights, including the right to advance notice of layoff and the right to severance pay or other compensation if laid off. Many of these same countries also encourage hours adjustment in lieu of layoffs by providing prorated unemployment compensation to workers on reduced hours.

This paper compares the adjustment of manufacturing. Byung-Hee Lee, Bum-Sang Yoo, in Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific, Legalization of redundancy dismissals. Employment protection legislation is one of the most important issues relating to labour market flexibility in most countries.

The Republic of Korea previously had a long tradition of guaranteeing a high level of employment security. Labor market flexibility refers to firms' ability under a jurisdiction's laws and regulations to make decisions regarding employees's hiring, firing, hours and working conditions.

Get this from a library. Does employment protection inhibit labor market flexibility?: lessons from Germany, France and Belgium. [Katharine G Abraham; Susan S Housman; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Laws in most Western European countries give workers strong job rights, including the right to advance notice of layoff and the right to severance pay or other compensation if.

The degree of labour market flexibility is the speed with which labour markets adapt to fluctuations and changes in society, the economy or production. The most common definition of labour market flexibility has been the neo-liberal definition. This entailed the ease of labour market institutions in enabling labour markets to reach a continuous equilibrium determined by the intersection of.

Research suggests that strict employment protection policies lead to a decrease in employment, consumption, and productivity3, whereas greater labor market flexibility increases a country’s overall competitiveness4. Although there is a wealth of literature on employment protection and how it affects the labor market, predictions on how employment protection affects productivity are ambiguous.

Theory generally concurs that employment protection increases firms’ firing costs. Employment protection reform should be part of a comprehensive package that promotes better allocation of labor and adaptability in the labor market but also provides safety nets for the unemployed and effective re-employment services.

Labour market flexibility means that it is easy for workers to change jobs and choose different types of work.

It also implies that firms find it relatively easy to hire and fire workers can use temporary contracts, rather than get locked into rigid labour contracts. What is labour market flexibility labour market flexibility is the speed with which labour markets adapt to fluctuations and changes in society, the economy or production.

The most common definition of labour market flexibility has been the neo-liberal definition. This entailed the ease of labour market institutions in enabling labour markets to reach a continuous equilibrium determined by the.

Empirical investigation of the labor market consequences of employment protection has mushroomed since Lazear's () pioneering study. Having sketched the theoretical background, we chart the course of the modern empirical literature. We focus mainly on dismissals protection, distinguishing between the themes of employment and unemployment development and labor market dynamics proper.Employment protection legislation—the set of laws governing the initiation of open-ended and temporary contracts, as well as the termination of contractual relationships, both individually or collectively—has been at the centre of debates on labour market reforms.Labor market factors that inhibit jobs and inclusive Employment protection appears to be moderate, while wage rigidity is high except for Guyana Wage Determination Flexibility (rank out of ) Source: World Economic Forum, Global CompetitivenessReport