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Labor Markets and Social Security Wage Costs, Social Security Financing and Labor Market Reforms in Europe

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Published by Springer-Verlag Telos .
Written in English


  • Labour economics,
  • Political economy,
  • Unemployment,
  • Labor Market,
  • Europe,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Social Security,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Manpower policy,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Labor,
  • Public Policy - Social Security

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn T. Addison (Editor), Paul J. J. Welfens (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9062426M
ISBN 103540637842
ISBN 109783540637844

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This text seeks to construct a conception of the labour market, which is sensitive to the variability in labour market experiences and processes, taking account of the tensions between the global economy and the local organization of labour markets. It considers a complex set of influential factors as educational, political and social factors, which contribute to the complexion of local labour. For instance, high social security contribution rates can reduce formal employment; badly designed unemployment benefits can reduce incentives to keep, search, and take jobs; and fragmented social assistance programs can become a tax on formal labor and encourage informality. This book reviews the evidence regarding the effects of SI and SA. Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe: the accession and beyond (English) Abstract. This book summarizes social policy reform during the transition and European Union accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member by: Labor economics through the eyes of three French economists 02/26/ Money walks, money talks: why it travels from state to state, and what it means for states and you 01/22/ Cutting costs, growing problems: hospital issues in the United States and Canada 12/23/