Wage Setting Institutions and Economic Performance

  • Carlo Dell’Aringa
Part of the AIEL Series in Labour Economics book series (AIEL)


Collective Bargaining Industrial Relation Wage Differential Wage Inequality Employment Protection Legislation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Dell’Aringa
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  1. 1.Catholic University of MilanItaly

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