2016

The Institutional Evolution of Labour Market Institutions in Europe and Entrepreneurship

2016-07-28 Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society (FIRES)

Författare: Gerarda Westerhuis och Magnus Henrekson

The Institutional Evolution of Labour Market Institutions in Europe and Entrepreneurship Gerarda Westerhuis och Magnus Henrekson

What is the impact of labour market institu­tions on entrepreneurial activity? Recently it has been argued that flexible labour market institutions have a positive influence on entre­preneurial activity. No doubt, labour mobility is an important condition for entrepreneur­ship.

The institutions governing the allocation of labour and talent in society enable entrepre­neurs to develop their businesses and affect the willingness of employees to be(come) entrepreneurial. In this paper we analyse these institutions by reviewing labour market regulation in European coun­tries from a historical perspective.

 


Referens:

Westerhuis, Gerarda och Magnus Henrekson (2016), “The Institutional Evolution of Labour Market Institutions in Europe and Entrepreneurship”. Policy Brief submitted to the European Commission as part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 649378. Utrecht and Stockholm: Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society (FIRES).

Magnus Henrekson

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Aktuell forskare

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren Ph.D.

Ämnesområden: Hälsa, privatiseringar, skattefinansierade tjänster, utbildning

Några av de frågor Gabriel Heller Sahlgren försöker besvara i sin forskning:

  • Vad krävs för att skolmarknader ska fungera?
  • Hur reagerar aktörer inom skolväsendet på ekonomiska incitament?
  • Skillnader mellan vinstdrivande och icke-vinstdrivande skolor.

 

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