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Table 2 Employment protection legislation reforms of specific aspects (% of total)

From: Reforming an insider-outsider labor market: the Spanish experience

  Period Years with Flexibility Structural Complete Discrete
   reform increasing    
France 1982-2007 56 68 32 18 44
Germany 1985-2007 50 72 39 22 36
Italy 1982-2007 56 68 32 18 44
Average:   54 69 35 19 41
Spain 1980-2007 48 61 24 21 29
Versus    Decreasing Marginal Two-tier Incremental
  1. Source: Own computations with Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti–IZA Social Reforms Database (http://www.frdb.org), see Boeri (2011).