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Do employment protections reduce productivity?

David H. Autor

Do employment protections reduce productivity?

evidence from U.S. states

by David H. Autor

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
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    Subjects:
  • Labor productivity -- United States -- Mathematical models,
  • Job security -- United States -- Mathematical models,
  • Employees -- Dismissal of -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid H. Autor, William R. Kerr, Adriana D. Kugler.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12860., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12860.
    ContributionsKerr, William R., Kugler, Adriana D., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [18] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17632460M
    OCLC/WorldCa81290489

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      Labor productivity, or output per hour, is calculated by dividing an index of real output by an index of hours of all persons, including employees, proprietors, and unpaid family : Daniel Indiviglio. If higher ozone levels reduce productivity and hence make it more likely for workers to fall into the minimum wage regime, this offsetting increase in effort may bias our results downward. In the next two columns of Table 4, we address this by excluding observations that are close to the regime threshold, varying our definition of “close.

    Job Creation: Why Some Countries Do Better Pietro Garibaldi, Paolo Mauro © International Monetary Fund April [Job Creation: Why Some Countries Do Better] [Advantages of Approach] [I. Slow and Fast Job Creators] [II. Do Sectors Matter?] [III. Job Creation and Economic Policies] [IV. The wage-setting curve that we have used in Units 6, 9, 14, and 15 shows that wages must be higher when unemployed workers expect to find a new job easily or when they receive a generous unemployment benefit, both of which reduce the expected cost of job loss. This is why the wage-setting curve is positively related to the employment level, and.


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Do employment protections reduce productivity? by David H. Autor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Theory predicts that mandated employment protections may reduce productivity by distorting production choices. Firms facing (non-Coasean) worker dismissal costs will curtail hiring below efficient levels and retain unproductive workers, both of which should affect productivity.

provides novel direct evidence that employment protections may reduce –rm-level productivity, the results must be viewed as tentative. It is our hope that future studies will provide further exploration of these initial results.

2 Wrongful Discharge Protections in the United StatesCited by: "Theory predicts that mandated employment protections may reduce productivity by distorting production choices. Firms facing (non-Coasean) worker dismissal costs will curtail hiring below efficient levels and retain unproductive workers, both of which should affect productivity.

These theoretical predictions have rarely been tested. Abstract: Theory predicts that mandated employment protections may reduce productivity by distorting production choices.

Firms facing (non-Coasean) worker dismissal costs will curtail hiring below efficient levels and retain unproductive workers, both of which should affect by: For example, Autor, Kerr, and Kugler () find evidence that stricter employment protection in the US is associated with reduced employment flows, lower firm entry rates, and lower total factor.

Thus, while our analysis provides novel direct evidence that employment protections may reduce firm‐level productivity, the results must be viewed as tentative. It is our hope that future studies will provide further exploration of these initial by: provides novel direct evidence that employment protections may reduce firm-level productivity, the results must be viewed as tentative.

It is our hope that future studies will provide further exploration of these initial results. Wrongful Discharge Protection in the US The US has long had a legal presumption that workers and employers may freely. productivity, and thus directly restrain unit labour costs of production; and those that improve employee health and well-being and satisfaction with the job or life, without raising current labour costs, and thus [result in] a long-run suppression of labour costs, to the extent that it saves the.

Theory predicts that mandated employment protections may reduce productivity by distorting production choices. Firms facing (non-Coasean) worker dismissal costs will curtail hiring below efficient levels and retain unproductive workers, both of which should affect productivity.

These theoretical predictions have rarely been by: Do Employment Protections Reduce Productivity. Evidence from U.S. States → Harvard Business School Working Knowledge → →. This paper provides a critical review of the recent empirical evidence on the links between regulations affecting the hiring and firing of workers, labour reallocation and productivity growth.

It also reviews how workers affected by labour mobility fare and discusses policy options to support them. The upshot is that stringent employment protection has a sizeable negative effect on labour Cited by: employment protection legislation may reduce not only job destruction but also job creation, hindering the efficient allocation of labor and productivity by: 1.

reduce unemployment and increase employment, potentially raising GDP per capita. It has been argued, however, that certain labour market reforms that increase labour utilisation may at the same time reduce productivity growth and therefore have ambiguous overall effects on living standards, at least as measured by GDP per capita.

For instance File Size: KB. Standard models of the labor market (see Lazear,Mortensen and Pissarides, assume that employment protection affects firm productivity through changes in job flows.

The reform did cause an increase in employment turnover rates (von Below and Thoursie, ) 1, possibly affecting productivity in accordance with these by: 3. Minimum wages and labour productivity Recent studies have shown that minimum wages not only help to reduce wage dispersion and to channel productivity gains into higher wages, but they also can contribute to higher labour productivity – both at the enterprise File Size: KB.

Other protections are supervised by agencies such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Following, we explore eight key federal protections afforded g: book.

But by imposing costs on firms’ adaptation to changes in demand and technology, employment protection legislation may reduce not only job destruction but also job creation, hindering the efficient allocation of labor and productivity growth.

differences to different employment protection institutions, there are many other factors that could influence workers.

One broad area to consider is cultural differences. Another limitation to the study of job security and effort is the difficulty of finding a gauge of effort or productivity. While productivity can be measured in jobs.

Productivity benefits are obvious and widely felt when implemented in a business environment. If you weren’t already convinced, here are thirteen reasons why productivity should be on your agenda for 1.

Increasing profitability. Companies experience an increase in profitability when it becomes less expensive to produce their goods and.

Productivity and employment are key policy issues. Gauging which kind of firms thrive or struggle within countries is crucial to understand differences in aggregate productivity and employment across countries. The DynEmp and MultiProd projects aim to provide cross-country comparable evidence for policy making in these areas.

The Coronavirus and Your Job: What the Boss Can—and Can’t—Make You Do Workplace efforts to contain the outbreak’s spread are raising a new set of questions for employees and employers. We.employment protection will be binding in many situations.

As a result employment protection should have a significant effect on job flows. The theoretical framework set out below shows that employment protection should reduce job creation and destruction. However, looking at international comparisons of annual rates of jobCited by: BOOK THREE CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.

Title I WORKING CONDITIONS AND REST PERIODS. Chapter I HOURS OF WORK. Art. Coverage. The provisions of this Title shall apply to employees in all establishments and undertakings whether for profit or not, but not to government employees, managerial employees, field personnel, members of the family of the employer who are .