Employment Protection: Its Effects on Different Skill Groups and on the Incentive to become Skilled

Employment protection affects labour market outcomes and hence the incentive to acquire skills. Using a matching model with two education levels in which workers decide ex-ante on their skill formation, it is shown that employment protection can raise the fraction of skilled workers. This will be th...

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Volume: 226
Main Author: Staehler, Nikolai
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LUCIUS & LUCIUS 01.01.2006
Lucius & Lucius
Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics
published in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik Vol. 226; no. 1; pp. 41 - 54
Data of publication: 20060101
ISSN: 0021-4027
EISSN: 2366-049X
Discipline: Economics
Series: Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik)
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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