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Public Policy Brief No. 33 | August 1997

Is There a Trade-Off between Unemployment and Inequality?

No Easy Answers: Labor Market Problems in the United States versus Europe

Rebecca M. Blank considers how the flexibility of American labor markets and the regulation and redistribution policies of European labor markets may determine employers’ responses to worldwide economic transformations that result in increasing wage disparity in the United States and continuing high unemployment in Europe. She suggests that since the transformations will undoubtedly continue, governments should seek to develop plans to offset and reduce the adverse labor market effects.


Publication Highlight

Public Policy Brief No. 142
Full Employment: Are We There Yet?
Author(s): Flavia Dantas, L. Randall Wray
February 2017

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