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The detrimental effect of job protection on employment: evidence from France

Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, IZA and CEPR), Franck Malherbet (ENSAE, CREST and IZA), Julien Prat (CREST-ENSAE, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

According to French law, employers have to pay at least six months salary to employees whose seniority exceeds two years in case of unfair dismissal. We show, relying on data, that this regulation entails a hike in severance payments at two-year seniority which induces a significant rise in the job...

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Volume: no. 12384
Main Author: Cahuc, Pierre
Malherbet, Franck
Prat, Julien
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : May 2019
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (51 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 12384
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020082096 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn