Provisions of the welfare state: employment protection versus unemployment insurance - Michael Neugart
Author(s): Michael Neugart (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung - WZB)
Provisions of the welfare state: employment protection versus unemployment insurance - Michael Neugart(410 kB)
Employment protection and unemployment benefits are considered as the most prominent insurance devices for workers to protect themselves against the risk of unemployment. It occurs that societies either choose a high level of employment protection relative to unemployment benefits or vice versa. This paper explains where countries locate on this trade-off.
(European Economy. Economic Papers. 279. May 2007.
Brussels. 23pp. Tab. Free.)
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