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The West European Employment Problem
Abstract: How do we explain the poor employment performance in
Western Europe since about the-1970s? This question is in fact twofold :
What initiated the dramatic rise in employment, and waht mechanisms have
made it continue for so long? My attemps to answer these questions from the
basis for a discussion of various policy options.
Keywords: LABOUR MARKET; UNEMPLOYMENT; ECONOMIC POLICY; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: J20; J21; (follow links to similar papers)
31 pages, August 13, 1996
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