TWO-TIER LABOUR MARKETS IN THE GREAT RECESSION: FRANCE VERSUS SPAIN

France and Spain have similar labour market institutions and their unemployment rates were both around 8% just before the Great Recession but subsequently that rate has increased to 10% in France and to 23% in Spain. In this article, we assess the part of this differential that is due to the larger...

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Volume: 122
Main Author: Samuel Bentolila
Pierre Cahuc
Juan J. Dolado
Thomas Le Barbanchon
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Wiley-Blackwell 01.08.2012
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 122; no. 562; pp. F155 - F187
ORCID: 0000-0001-8384-1080
Data of publication: 20120801
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We are very grateful to Florentino Felgueroso, Gerard Pfann, J. Victor Rios‐Rull, Gilles Saint‐Paul, Etienne Wasmer and two anonymous referees for their insightful suggestions that have helped us improve the manuscript. Useful comments are also acknowledged from participants at many seminars and conferences. We also thank David Colino for excellent research assistance, and Brindusa Anghel and J. Ignacio García‐Pérez for help with data. Bentolila and Dolado gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Comunidad de Madrid (grant ref. S2007/HUM‐0444), and Dolado gratefully acknowledges the support of the Banco de España (Programme of Excellence in Education and Research grant) and Ministerio de Educación (grant ref. ECO2010‐19357).
Corresponding author: Juan J. Dolado, Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Calle Madrid 126, 28903 Getafe, Spain. Email
dolado@eco.uc3m.es
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