Hours Worked: Explaining Cross-Country Differences through the Effects of Tax/Benefit Systems on the Employment Rate

In this paper, we explain the observed lower hours worked in Central and Nordic European countries since the 80s, relative to Anglo-Saxon countries, through the effects of the tax benefit/systems on the employment rate. To this end we develop a search and matching economy à la Pissarides that then w...

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Main Author: Coralia Quintero-Rojas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: GENES (Groupe des Écoles Nationales d'Économie et Statistique) 01.01.2009
published in: Annals of economics and statistics no. 95/96; pp. 79 - 102
Data of publication: 20090101
ISSN: 2115-4430
EISSN: 1968-3863
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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