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

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July 2006, David R. Howell, Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn and John Schmitt

This report debunks the myth that labor market protections, such as unions and unemployment benefits, are responsible for high European unemployment rates.  This is a working paper version of an article published in Capitalism and Society.

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As published in Capitalism and Society