Publisher description for In defence of labour market institutions : cultivating justice in the developing world / edited by Janine Berg and David Kucera.


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Though labour market regulations have been blamed for the poor economic performance of many developing countries, the evidence on which this argument rests is weak. Rather than constraining economic development, labour market institutions, including the laws that regulate the labour market, are important for both economic growth and the well-being of the workforce. Through a survey of different labour market institutions in developing countries, this book reaffirms the importance of labour market institutions in this era of globalization.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Labor market -- Developing countries.