R&D, Unemployment, and Labor Market Policies
No EMS_2010_04, Working Papers from Research Institute, International University of Japan
This paper studies the effects of labor market policies on R&D activities and unemployment. I develop a search and matching model in which firms' R&D decisions are endogenously determined. The model demonstrates that more intensive labor market policies that protect workers reduce the levels of R&D activities. This study offers a theoretical framework to understand the relationship between R&D activities, labor market policies, and unemployment which is discussed in empirical studies.
Keywords: Labor market policies; R&D; Search and matching model (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E24 J40 J64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 27 pages
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