Replication data for: Do Labor Market Rigidities Have Microeconomic Effects? Evidence from within the Firm

Francine Lafontaine & Jagadeesh Sivadasan
We exploit a unique outlet-level dataset from a multinational chain with over 2,500 outlets in 43 countries to investigate the effects of labor regulations that protect employment. The dataset contains information on output, materials, and labor costs at a weekly frequency over several years, allowing us to examine the consequences of labor market rigidity at a much more detailed level than has been possible to date. We find that higher labor market rigidity is associated...
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