Labor law and employment regulation : neoclassical and institutional perspectives

  title={Labor law and employment regulation : neoclassical and institutional perspectives},
  author={Bruce E. Kaufman},
Legal regulation of the employment relationship expanded greatly over the twentieth century in all the industrializing countries of the world. A century ago in Anglo-Saxon countries the legal relationship between employer and employee was regulated by the common law doctrine of ‘master and servant’ (Linder 1989; Deakin and Wilkinson 2005). Rights and protections aff orded employees under this doctrine were few, while statute law provisions regulating the terms and conditions of employment were… CONTINUE READING


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