Institutional Reforms and Age-Graded Labour Market Inequalities in Europe

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dc.contributor.author DIECKHOFF, Martina
dc.contributor.author STEIBER, Nadia
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-03T13:29:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-03T13:29:25Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 2012, 53, 2, 97-119 en
dc.identifier.issn 0020-7152
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1814/24035
dc.description First published on June 27, 2012. en
dc.description.abstract This article examines how institutional change affects age-based labour market inequalities in Europe. We focus on the impact of labour regulation and of wagesetting institutions on the male population aged 25–54. Age-graded labour market inequalities within this group of prime-age individuals are hitherto under-researched. We estimate country panel regressions using data from the European Union Labour Force Survey and time-series data on institutional change for the years 1992– 2007. The results present evidence that employment protection and the regulation of temporary work affect age-based inequality dynamics, while union strength has positive employment effects on all agegroups. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Institutional Reforms and Age-Graded Labour Market Inequalities in Europe en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0020715212452285


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