Fixed-Term Contracts in Europe: A Reassessment in Light of the Importance of Match-Speci c Learning

  • Eva Nagyp
  • Published 2001


The use of xed-term contracts has proliferated during the past decade in many European countries due to the relaxation of their regulation. Policymakers aimed to reduce labor-market rigidities by o ering to rms these exible contracts with little or no dismissal costs but with a nite contract length. The analysis of these contracts has thus far focused on… (More)


6 Figures and Tables