Labor Market Institutions and Flexibility in Italy: A Critical Evaluation and Some International Comparisons

54 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2006

Date Written: March 1994

Abstract

The paper surveys three broad categories of labor market institutions in Italy: employment protection legislation, unemployment benefit systems, and wage bargaining arrangements. In each case, the recent evolution and current state of Italian institutions are evaluated and compared with those in other major European countries.

JEL Classification: J4, J5, J6

Suggested Citation

Demekas, Dimitri G., Labor Market Institutions and Flexibility in Italy: A Critical Evaluation and Some International Comparisons (March 1994). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=883469 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.883469

Dimitri G. Demekas (Contact Author)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) ( email )

700 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20431
United States

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