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Labour market performance in the EU periphery

Labour market performance in the EU periphery

lessons and implications

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Published by University College Dublin, Department of Economics in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor market -- Greece.,
  • Labor market -- Ireland.,
  • Labor market -- Portugal.,
  • Labor market -- Spain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frank Barry ... (et al.).
    SeriesWorking paper (University College Dublin. Centre for Economic Research) -- WP94/3.
    ContributionsBarry, Frank., University College Dublin. Centre for Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19161872M

    Downloadable! This article focuses on the role of labour market institutions in explaining different labour market developments in European countries, with a special attention to the new European Union member countries. This may allow us to analyse effects of various institutional setups and of their changes on major labour market indicators. The European project has always been primarily a market-making one, not very interested in social policy. However, for most of the history of the European Union and its predecessors, there have been compromises, often creative ones, between markets and social policy, or at least mutual respect for different spheres of competence (Scharpf ).

      Hence, the Irish labour market functions as a regional labour market of the UK, with increasing labour flows to other EU members and to the USA. The consequences of this aspect of openness are clearly visible in the HERMIN Ireland model, as illustrated particularly by labour market responses to the shock to UK unemployment described in the.   The outcome of three years of research on the role of institutions in labor markets at the research unit Labor Market Policy and Employment of the Social Science Research Center Berlin, these seven contributions were originally presented at a conference in December before a .

    The paper investigates the impact of trade relations among the European Union (EU) 7 and the European Neighborhood Policy countries, the ENPCs, on the economic performance of the latter. comparative analysis as the basic method for accomplishing the goal of the paper - to analyse the labour market institutions and their contribution to labour market performance in the EU member states. The evidence shows that the labour market flexibility in the Visegrad group countries is better than average of old EU member states.


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Labour market performance in the EU periphery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Statistics on the labour market are at the heart of many EU policies and are namely used to monitor the Europe strategy, the European Employment Strategy (EES), the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Agenda for Sustainable Development. They also allow to respond to the requirements of economic and monetary policy in the European.

We conclude with an outline of the types of policy issues that arise in the periphery in assisting its transition to a higher level Labour market performance in the EU periphery book development and a more satisfactory and robust labour market performance.

Item notes: A hard copy is available in UCD Library at GEN IR/UNI: Type of material: Working Paper: Publisher: University College Cited by: 3. Labour market performance in the EU periphery: lessons and implications. By Frank Barry, John Bradley, Kieran Anthony Kennedy and Nuala O\u27Donnell.

Abstract. The problems and challenges addressed in the Commission\u27s White Paper on "Growth, Competitiveness, Employment" affects the peripheral member states acutely, and in a way that. Labour market performance in the EU periphery Lessons and implications. By F. Barry, J. Bradley, K.A. Kennedy and University College Dublin (Ireland).

Centre for Economic Research. Abstract. Prior to the crisis oflabour market policies as regards wage-setting, active labour market policies and the EPL were quite heterogenous in the European Union (EU).

At the same time, the prevalence of labour market institutions, such as unionisation and collective agreements, differed significantly (see European Commission ()). This page provides a clickable overview of all articles in Statistics Explained on the labour market (click triangles to expand/hide the lists); or see them in alphabetical order.

Labour market and household statistics. Employment rates and Europe national targets. Labour market slack – annual statistics on unmet needs for employment.

As a first indication of the labour market's role in unemployment in the two groups of countries, in Fig. 1 we show the average inactivity rate and the OECD Employment Protection Index (EPI). The latter captures a specific aspect of labour market flexibility: the strictness of individual and collective dismissals.

4 Inactivity rates, instead, provide a comprehensive and synthetic indication of. Successive Enlargements to the European Union membership have transformed it into an economically, politically and culturally heterogeneous body with distinct vulnerabilities in its multi-level governance.

This book analyses core-periphery relations to highlight the growing cleavage, and potential. 2 Sweden is chosen as the most realistic comparator for the UK as it ranks second in the OECD (and top in the EU) on our composite Labour Market Performance index.

The leading country, Iceland, is an outlier in terms of labour market performance and seems less realistic as a comparator for a much larger economy such as the UK. The EU has been promoting greater gender equality in the labour market through a mix of legislation, policy guidance and financial support.

This factsheet is structured as follows. 1 GDP per capita losses attributable to gender gaps in the labour market have been estimated at up to 10% in Europe (Cuberes and Teignier-Baqué, ). The book examines the effect of labour markets on economic performance in an international perspective; Europe, Japan and the US.

Labour markets are an important determinant of the performance of both national economies and individual firms, as well as employment rewards such as wages and satisfaction levels. Labour markets and skills Workforce productivity and employment rates are determining factors of a country's economic potential.

Well-functioning labour markets and possibilities to develop skills are also important for people's well-being and social cohesion. EU regulation of the labour market has also been used specifically to shape the demographic profile of the labour market, in the form of the Lisbon strategy and the strategy for growth and jobs.

At the same time there are other factors that may affect the continuing progress of the construction of the European labour market. What is Labour Market Economics.

Main players and their Roles. Labour supply. What decisions do individuals make. 1 Whether or not to join the labour force. 2 Which occupation/industry to join. 3 How many hours to work. 4 Whether or not to join a union.

5 How much education to obtain. 6 When to retire. 7 Where to live. 8 etc. Dimensions of LS: 1 quantity dimensions: extensive margin (work or not). labour market. The labour market is the market in which the amount of services that correspond to tasks well established in the job description, are offered for a price or remuneration (Boeri, Van Ours, ), that is, to exist on the labour market it is necessary for the work be rewarded.

The labour market is and has to be regulated. The CSF growth bonus in the EU periphery All the regions in Ireland and Portugal are eligible for CSF funding under the objective 1 of the Struc- tural Funds while, in Spain, ten out of its seventeen comunidades aut6nomas are.

Spain is the most favoured member state of the EU concerning its share of total CSF funds originating in Brussels. "Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number George A.

Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen & Helga Hessenius, labour market deteriorates, with a sharp decrease in the likelihood of re-employment in stable jobs, and an increase in the risk of inactivity.

The longer the unemployment period, the more support is needed to help people return to the labour market. Barriers to participation tend to accumulate, often.

By Zdravko Petak,‎ Kristijan Kotarski. This book examines Croatia’s economic and political transformation over the last 30 years. It brings together the best political scientists, macroeconomists and public finance experts from Croatia to provide an in-depth analysis of the Croatian policy-making context and the impact of Europeanization upon its domestic institutional framework.

Labour market developments in the new member states in the European context Labour markets in the new EU member states were under close scrutiny throughout the ’s.

Many authors (Nesporova, ; Lechner and Wunsch, ) are rather critical of the labour market performance. Most authors, however, concentrate on macroeconomic policies. The specific aims concerning the labour market within the Europe Strategy are elaborated in a separate document entitled "Integrated Guidelines 1 1 EuropeA European strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, EC, Brussels,   The European Union (EU) is confronted with a host of ‘knowledge-related pressures’ from an evolving geography of innovation.

Simply stated, the EU is in the unenviable position of losing ground to the United States in terms of knowledge production, research and innovation, whilst becoming increasingly susceptible to competition from emerging economies. This paper analyses the main features and determinants of labour market reforms in the EU over the period of – using the European Commission LABREF database.

The data suggests that the timing, focus, and geographical distribution of reforms reflect the interplay between economic shocks and existing institutions. The crisis was followed by increased policy activity in .