Prof. Simon Deakin

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The economic effects of changes in labour laws: new evidence for the UK

Summary The economic effects of labour laws have been much debated. In seeking to protect workers, do they actually end up harming them and the economy? Do they introduce rigidities and distortions into hiring decisions, causing unemployment to rise? Or do labour laws, by protecting workers from arbitrary [...]

The future of work and working time: introduction to special issue

This introduction to the special issue on the future of work and working time offers an overview of issues of relevance to present-day debates on working time. The aim is to bring together two divergent debates, the first on working time reduction for full-time workers and the second on [...]

Job opportunity: Research Fellow – Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a new Research Fellow (Research Associate or Research Assistant) to work on a project exploring employment regulation and the digitalisation of work as part of Digit.

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