Employment Protection, Flexibility and Firms' Strategic Location Decisions under Uncertainty

We construct a model in which oligopolistic firms decide between locating in a country where employment protection implies costly output adjustments and in one without employment protection. Using a two-period three-stage game with uncertainty, we demonstrate that location is influenced by both flex...

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Volume: 80
Main Author: Gerda Dewit
Dermot Leahy
Catia Montagna
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.07.2013
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published in: Economica (London) Vol. 80; no. 319; pp. 441 - 474
Data of publication: 20130701
ISSN: 0013-0427
EISSN: 1468-0335
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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