Structural Reforms

Moving the Economy Forward

  • Jakob de Haan
  • Jante Parlevliet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Jakob de Haan, Jante Parlevliet
    Pages 1-20
  3. Jante Parlevliet, Simon Savsek, Máté Tóth
    Pages 21-37
  4. Jan in’t Veld, Janos Varga, Werner Roeger
    Pages 61-98
  5. Pascal Jacquinot, Simon Savsek, Máté Tóth, Igor Vetlov
    Pages 127-146
  6. Anna Rose Bordon, Christian Ebeke, Kazuko Shirono
    Pages 147-171
  7. Alexander Hijzen, Andreas Kappeler, Mathilde Pak, Cyrille Schwellnus
    Pages 173-198
  8. Henk-Wim de Boer, Egbert Jongen, Mauro Mastrogiacomo
    Pages 239-264
  9. Laura van Geest, Daniel van Vuuren
    Pages 265-284

About this book


This book presents a selection of contributions on the timely topic of structural reforms in Western economies, written by experts from central banks, the International Monetary Fund, and leading universities. It includes latest research on the impacts of structural reforms on the market economy, especially on the labor market, and investigates the results of collective bargaining in theory and practice. The book also comprises case studies of structural reforms. A literature survey on the topic serves as a valuable source for further research. The book is written by and targeted at both academics and policy makers. 


Structural reform Country case studies Labor market reforms Product market reforms Business cycles Collective bargaining Wage rigidity Productivity growth Unemployment Recession

Editors and affiliations

  • Jakob de Haan
    • 1
  • Jante Parlevliet
    • 2
  1. 1.De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; University of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.De Nederlandsche BankAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-74399-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-74400-1
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Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking