Does short-time work save jobs? A business cycle analysis

In the Great Recession most OECD countries used short-time work (publicly subsidized working time reductions) to counteract a steep increase in unemployment. We show that short-time work can actually save jobs. However, there is an important distinction to be made: while the rule-based component of...

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Volume: 84
Main Author: Balleer, Almut
Gehrke, Britta
Lechthaler, Wolfgang
Merkl, Christian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.05.2016
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Elsevier Science Publishers
published in: European economic review Vol. 84; pp. 99 - 122
Data of publication: May 2016
ISSN: 0014-2921
1873-572X
EISSN: 1873-572X
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
E62
J08
E32
E24
J63
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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