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Are Protective Labor Market Institutions Really at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Perspective on the Statistical Evidence

David Howell (), Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn and John Schmitt

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Abstract: This report debunks the myth that labor market protections, such as unions and unemployment benefits, are responsible for high European unemployment rates.

Date: 2006-07
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