Business Cycle Comovement and Labor Market Institutions: An Empirical Investigation

This paper examines the empirical link between labor market institutions and international business cycle synchronization. Using a data panel of 20 OECD countries over the 1964–2003 period, we evaluate how cross‐country labor market heterogeneity affects business cycle comovement. Our estimation str...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Fonseca, Raquel
Patureau, Lise
Sopraseuth, Thepthida
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.11.2010
Wiley Blackwell
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published in: Review of international economics Vol. 18; no. 5; pp. 865 - 881
ORCID: 0000-0002-7458-0365
Data of publication: 2010-11
ISSN: 0965-7576
EISSN: 1467-9396
Discipline: Business
Bibliography: We thank two anonymous referees, as well as Jan Van Ours and Philippe Andrade for helpful comments. We are grateful to Dennis Quinn and Julian Messina for sharing their data on capital account restrictions and service employment share, respectively. We thank audiences at EEA 2006 and LACEA‐LAMES 2006, and participants at the THEMA seminar for helpful remarks. Omissions and mistakes are ours.
Series: Review of International Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Istex
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