Headlines 2009

New book on Employment Protection Legislation in May 2010


The international academic publisher Edward Elgar will publish a book by Per Skedinger, Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Economics at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. In this insightful book, Skedinger provides an overview of the design, evolution and research on the effects of employment protection legislation around the world. The book covers over 100 international studies, dealing with the impact of legislation on productivity, personnel turnover, structural change, perceived job security, and the aggregate level and distribution of employment and unemployment.

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