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On the Determinants of Labour Market Institutions: Rent-sharing vs. Social Insurance
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.
2000 (English)Report (Other scientific)
Abstract [en]

What determines the structure of labour market institutions? This paper argues that common explanations based on rent sharing are incomplete; unions, job protection, and egalitarian pay structures may have as much to do with social insurance of otherwise

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Uppsala: Department of Economics, Uppsala University , 2000.
, Working Paper Series 2000:16
Keyword [en]
Labour market institutions; comparative historical evidence; Sweden; Massachusetts; rent seeking; social insurance; union models; cross-country regressoins; openness; linguistic fractionalisation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-35821OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-35821DiVA: diva2:63721
Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17

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