Irene Ip

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Employment Effects of Restructuring in the Public Sector in North America

Staff Working Paper 2001-19 Paul Fenton, Irene Ip, Geoff Wright
This paper examines whether restructuring in the public sector contributed to the slower cyclical recovery in Canada than in the United States during the 1990s. Changes in public sector employment are used to investigate this question.
Content Type(s): Staff Research, Staff Working Papers Topic(s): Labour markets JEL Code(s): J, J4, J45