Macit, Fatih (2011): Labor Market Institutions and Labor Productivity Growth.
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In this paper I investigate how the labor productivity growth is affected from various institutions of the labor market using the empirical evidence from a panel data of OECD countries. I find that benefit replacement rate, benefit duration index, and the tax wedge appear to be significant labor market institutions affecting the labor productivity growth. A higher benefit replacement rate, a longer duration of unemployment benefits, and a higher tax wedge are expected to generate a lower labor productivity growth.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Labor Market Institutions and Labor Productivity Growth|
|Keywords:||Labor Market Institutions, Labor Productivity Growth|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J01 - Labor Economics: General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital ; Skills ; Occupational Choice ; Labor Productivity
|Depositing User:||Fatih Macit|
|Date Deposited:||21. Jun 2011 13:33|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 22:18|
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