volume 25, issue 1, P17-39 2009
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grp001
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Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyse the consequences of some structural reforms on the institutional coherence of OECD countries, particularly Continental Europe, and on their economic performance, particularly employment.Because institutions in developed political economies are interrelated through a complex network of complementarities, institutional change has consequences beyond the area concerned by a reform. This also implies that there are complementarity e¤ects in reforms themselves. A challenge of ref…

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