Labor Market Institutions and Flexibility in Italy : A Critical Evaluation and Some International Comparisons

Author/Editor:

Dimitri G Demekas

Publication Date:

March 1, 1994

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Summary:

The paper surveys three broad categories of labor market institutions in Italy: employment protection legislation, unemployment benefit systems, and wage bargaining arrangements. In each case, the recent evolution and current state of Italian institutions are evaluated and compared with those in other major European countries.

Series:

Working Paper No. 94/30

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 1, 1994

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451844870/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0301994

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

54

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