Does an employment protection law lead to unemployment? A panel data analysis of OECD countries, 1990–2008
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Labour and Demographic Economics; Employment and Labour Law; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour Standards: National and International. 5203 words.
This article examines the unemployment consequences of an employment protection law (EPL) on the basis of OECD EPL indicators for 23 OECD countries over the period 1990–2008. Using the...
in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization
August 2011; p ublished online November 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Corporate Governance. 19105 words.
We study the effects of noncompetition agreements by analyzing time-series and cross-sectional variation in the enforceability of these contracts across US states. We find that tougher...