The Evidence-Based Case for Labour Regulation

  title={The Evidence-Based Case for Labour Regulation},
  author={Simon Deakin},
Analysis of newly available longitudinal data, in the form of time series of legal changes in a range of developed and developing countries, suggests that there is a strong evidence-based case for labour regulation. This new empirical material is being complemented by new theoretical insights into the ‘endogenous’ or evolved nature of labour law norms. While theory and ideology will continue to frame both the production of empirical data and the application of research findings to policy issues… CONTINUE READING

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