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The Conference Board First Glance: Labor Market Institutions Handbook

23 August, 2018

The Labor Market Institutions Handbook provides a one-stop shop for members to quickly access detailed, country-specific information about labor markets across the globe—and to make cross-country comparisons from reliable sources. The handbook covers 63 countries that account for more than 97 percent of the global economy.

For each country, the handbook contains:

  • Information on the institutional features and policies affecting employers, including:
    • employment protection
    • minimum wage laws
    • collective bargaining
    • employee benefits
    • hours and human rights
    • retirement and tax policies
  • Information on the economic and demographic features of the domestic workforce, such as:
    • gender
    • age
    • occupation
    • industry
    • education level

Speakers

Elizabeth Crofoot

Elizabeth Crofoot
Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board

Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist in labor markets at The Conference Board, where she is part of the Help Wanted OnLine© program and leads the International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program. She has over 15 years of experience assessing inter...Full Bio