Chapter 5: Reflexive regulation of labour market policies
The chapter deals with legal boundaries and legal opportunities in relation to the emergence, operation and efficacy of labour markets. It concentrates on a particular strategy for the reform of modern labour markets known as transitional labour market policy. The chapter starts with a discussion of legal boundaries under the headings of legal complexity, regulation thresholds and costs of transitions and transactions related to law. It then explores a number of legal and social strategies and reforms that provide opportunities for a legal design of the transitional labour market. These include a strategy of reflexive deregulation of legal barriers to transitions, with particular reference to a re-regulation strategy of introducing vouchers or social drawing rights. The chapter also discusses some examples of reflexive regulation, with particular reference to the regulation of part-time work and training and the policy known as flexicurity.
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