Business cycle comovement and labor market institutions: An empirical investigation

This paper examines the impact of labor market institutions (LMI) on business cycle (BC) synchronization. We first develop a two-country right-to-manage model of wage bargaining. We find that, following a symmetric demand change, cross-country differences in LMI generate divergent responses in emplo...

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Main Author: Fonseca, Raquel
Sopraseuth, Thepthida
Patureau, Lise
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2008
Related: THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Data of publication: 2008
Series: THEMA Working Papers
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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