Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/171198
Authors: 
Jimeno, Juan F.
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 390
Abstract: 
Unemployment in Europe is excessively high on average, and is divergent across countries and population groups within countries. On the one hand, over the past decades, national governments have implemented incomplete institutional reforms to amend dysfunctional labor markets. On the other hand, EU supranational policies—those that transcend national boundaries and governments—have offered only limited financial support for active labor market policies, instead of promoting structural reforms aimed at improving the functioning of European labor markets. Better coordination and a wider scope of EU supranational policies is needed to fight unemployment more effectively.
Subjects: 
unemployment
labor market institutions
employment policies
structural reforms
JEL: 
J08
J38
J58
J65
J68
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Document Type: 
Article

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