The unemployment effect of hiring and firing regulation in developing countries: survey evidence

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Abstract

Using the results of surveys of senior company managers to measure the strictness of hiring and firing regulation, this article finds that stricter regulation moderately increased unemployment in developing countries over 1992 to 2008.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1603-1607
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume20
Issue number18
Early online date23 Sep 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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