The Shortcomings of a Partial Release of Employment Protection Laws : The Case of the 2005 French Reform »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Pierre Cahuc , and Stéphane Carcillo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2006
Keywords: Employment protection, labor contract, reform, search models, jobs, employment, job creation, labor market, Demand and Supply of Labor: General, Labor Contracts
This paper proposes an ex ante evaluation of the effects of new labor contracts such as the "Contrat Nouvelle Embauche" (CNE) introduced in France in 2005. The lessons we draw are of sufficiently general interest t...