Age-dependent employment protection

This paper examines the age-related design of firing taxes by extending the theory of job creation and job destruction to account for a finite working life-time. We first argue that the potential employment gains related to employment protection are high for older workers, but higher firing taxes fo...

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Volume: 3851
Main Author: Chéron, Arnaud
Hairault, Jean-Olivier
Langot, François
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2008
published in: IZA discussion papers Vol. 3851
Data of publication: 2008
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Database: EconStor
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