Low-skill jobs or jobs for low-skilled workers ? An analysis of the institutional determinants of the employment rates of low-educated workers in 19 OECD countries , 1997 – 2010

  • Aurélien Abrassart
  • Published 2015
We often hear that the high unemployment rates of low-educated workers in Europe are due to the rigidities of the institutions increasing the labour costs that burden employers. In this article, we challenge this traditional view and offer alternative explanations to the cross-national variation in the employment rate of low-educated workers. Using macro… CONTINUE READING