LABOR MARKET INSTITUTIONS AND MACROECONOMIC VOLATILITY IN A PANEL OF OECD COUNTRIES

ABSTRACT In this paper we analyze empirically how labor market institutions influence business cycle volatility in a sample of 20 OECD countries. Our results suggest that countries characterized by high union density tend to experience more volatile movements in output, whereas the degree of coordin...

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Volume: 58
Main Author: Rumler, Fabio
Scharler, Johann
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.07.2011
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published in: Scottish journal of political economy Vol. 58; no. 3; pp. 396 - 413
Data of publication: July 2011
ISSN: 0036-9292
1467-9485
EISSN: 1467-9485
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
Statistics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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