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: QUINTERO-ROJAS, Coralia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ENSAE 2009
published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique no. 95; pp. 79 - 102
Data of publication: 2009
Series: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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