Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2012
Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market flexibility, labor market institutions, unemployment outcomes, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other
The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes. Using a panel of 97 countries from 1985 to 2008, the results of the paper suggest that improvements i...